Legal Assistance


  • Lawyers in Libraries Project
  • Maine.Gov - Laws & Legal Resources
  • HelpMELaw to find people to help with a specific legal problem and information related to laws that may affect you.
    • Search: To find help on a specific legal topic, try using the search tool.
    • Legal Library: Legal topics to help you resolve some of your own legal problems. Find legal education and self-help materials here. Organized by topic:
      • Employment (Unemployment Insurance, Rights of Workers, Job Discrimination, If You Lose Your Job, Job Training, Finding a Job, Pensions
      • Housing (Rights of Tenants, Homeowner Rights, House Foreclosure, Property Taxes, Safe Housing )
      • Family Law (Divorce, Parental Rights, Paternity, Child Support, Guardianship, Protection from Abuse)
      • Public Benefits (Social Security, Food Stamps, Energy Assistance)
      • And much more
    • Legal Help Organizations: providing free or low-cost legal services in Maine.
    • Veterans' Benefits: legal aid clinic at the Portland Public Library held the first Thursday of every month.
    • Maine Courts: Learn about the Maine courts and the free legal information they provide. Links to the most helpful pages.