Maine Families

Legal Services

Free Legal Advice available in Calais & Machias:
Click here for dates, times, and locations to meet with an attorney for free

Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Services: 822-0719
Mediation assistance for court cases (divorce & child support)

Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project: 1-800-497-8505
Spanish speaking staff available—free & low-cost legal assistance and immigration Information

Legal Services for the Elderly: 538-8784 / 1-800-750-5353
Free Legal help for seniors

Maine Equal Justice Partners: 1-866-626-7059
Help navigating MaineCare, TANF, Aspire, etc.

Pine Tree Legal Assistance: 255-8656
13 Cooper Street, Machias
Free legal advice to low-income families; civil cases only (no criminal cases).  Help with housing issues, employment, foreclosures, protection orders, parental rights, small claims, any issues regarding income including employment problems, or problems with benefits such as SSI, SNAP, TANF, Aspire…

Contact their statewide phone intake anytime at 255-8656 or leave a message for Debi at the Machias office 400-3248.  You can also go in-person during walk-in office hours:
Wednesdays 9:00 – 12pm
Thursdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Volunteer Lawyers Project: 800-442-4293
Free information, brief assistance, and pro bono legal representation in civil legal matters for low-income families