Maine Family Law Attorney


Maine Family Law Lawyers

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 If you are facing divorce, child custody issues or any other family legal matter, call WTB Law. Hiring one of our experienced family lawyers in Maine is a good way to ensure that you will get the best possible results. We are knowledgeable and compassionate and will work to help you get results that you are, not only happy with, but that were reached in a fair and compromising manner. Family law issues are some of the most difficult emotionally so it is important to have a lawyer on your side that is both sympathetic and effective.

Maine Divorce Attorney

One of the most common areas of family law is divorce. According to US Census data, Maine has a higher than average divorce rate. In 2009, 13% of men in the state were divorced. This was the highest percentage in the country. Going through a divorce is never easy, but having an experienced divorce attorney on your side can make it a big easier. At WTB Law, our Maine family law attorneys strive to help our clients settle their divorce issues amicably. We can help you regardless of the circumstances of your case. We work with divorce cases including the following:

  • Divorce with real estate
  • Divorce with no children
  • Divorce with children
  • Mediation services

Maine Child Custody Lawyer

Parties will likely come to disagreements while settling a divorce.  Often, during the divorce process, many issues arise pertaining to children. Parties commonly face contention in deciding on the following matters:

  • Paternity Issues
  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities
  • Primary residence / custody
  • Visitation rights
  • Child support
  • Decisions for children
  • Guardian ad Litem services
  • Motions to modify existing court orders

Even after a divorce is complete, child custody issues may still arise. It is important for all parties to understand their rights. Our divorce lawyers Portland ME couples rely on work to help their clients reach amicable decisions that are in the best interest of the child.

Maine Protective Order Assistance

In cases in Maine where domestic abuse is occurring, the victim may seek to get a protective order against their abuser. The law states that a person can apply for a protection from abuse (PA) order to protect themselves and their children against abuse from a household or family member. This process can be a lot more complicated that it seems. A family law attorney can be helpful in requesting such an order as well as making sure it is enforced as well as all of the following issues:

  • Child protective issues
  • Motion to enforce
  • Motion for contempt
  • Protection from abuse
  • Protection from harassment
  • Domestic assault
Maine Small Claims Attorney

In Maine, a person who seeks to collect a debt or a contract valued at no more than $6,000 may file a suit in small claims court. A small claim can be filed to collect a debt, damages, to seek the return of goods, to have goods repaired that were defective, to seek a refund or to cancel an illegal contract. A family law attorney can assist with this process and make sure that the best results are achieved.


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What distinguishes our Firm from the numerous law firms throughout the state is that we genuinely care about the well-being of our clients. The staff and attorneys of WTB LAW ensure that every client receives hands-on and personalized attention throughout the life of their case.