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MAINE START-UP BUSINESS: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT

MAINE START-UP BUSINESS:  THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT The legal environment of business is complex and ever-changing.  Whether your start-up business is home-based, or whether you have several business locations throughout the State, it is important to understand some of...

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MAINE WEDDINGS: THE LEGAL ISSUES OF MARRIAGES

MAINE WEDDINGS:  THE LEGAL ISSUES OF MARRIAGES Like everything else, Maine weddings have certain legal requirements that engaged couples should consider as part of their planning (OK, not the most exciting or fun part of the planning!).  But knowing the legalities of...

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LANDLORD TENANT LAWS IN MAINE

The past year or so has brought a number of changes to the landlord tenant laws in Maine, including a round of amendments that became effective September 28, 2011.   The notable changes affecting residential leases and rental properties are summarized below....

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CONSTRUCTION LAW IN MAINE

Construction Law in Maine:  Here are some legal issues affecting both owners and contractors involved with residential and commercial construction ventures. I.          CONTRACTS A.    Written Construction Contracts. Whether you are having work performed on your home...

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MAINE REAL ESTATE FORECLOSURES

Maine Real Estate Foreclosures Given the current state of the economy, Maine real estate foreclosure has been on the rise.  In 2010. the Maine legislature revised the residential mortgage foreclosure laws in Maine to address the foreclosure crisis facing our state and...

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