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LAWYER TRUST ACCOUNTS

This article discusses the new reporting requirements for banks handling lawyer trust accounts for attorneys and law firms. The banks must report overdrafts to the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar and are required to enter into an agreement to do so.

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MILITARY EMPLOYMENT LAWS

EMPLOYMENT LAWS SPECIFIC TO MILITARY EMPLOYEES Federal Laws Protecting Military Employees Federal law protects military employees through the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), 38 U.S.C. § 4301 et seq. The intent of USERRA is to ensure...

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EVICTIONS IN CAMPGROUNDS

STATUTORY GUIDANCE When ejecting a camper from a campground premises, the campground owner does not always need to comply with the rigid, time-consuming, and costly eviction (forcible entry and detainer) process set forth in Maine’s landlord/tenant laws. For instance,...

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