Legal Help

Two categories of attorneys are especially helpful for older people: elder attorneys and estate attorneys. Subsidized legal services as well as private attorneys of both types are listed below.

(207) 287-3181

Services:  Retains copies of birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates issued in Maine.  For more information or to verify current fees, call or visit the website.

(207) 973-3630 or 1-800-215-4942

262 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME, United States

Services: Legal assistance is available to low- and moderate-income clients with issues related to divorce and separation, child support enforcement, alimony, determination of parental rights and responsibilities, protection from abuse, writing a will, and gaining power of attorney. Sliding fee schedule.

(Helpline) (207) 942-8241

115 Main Street, Bangor, ME, United States

Services:  A nonprofit legal aid provider who serves Maine people with low incomes. Most clients get immediate advice, including steps to take to resolve the problem by themselves.  Some clients receive detailed written information about common legal problems.  Others are referred to an agency or service that can help resolve the issue.