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If someone is harassing you and you cannot get that person to stop, there is a Maine law that may help you. It is called the "Protection from Harassment" law.
Important Notice: Doing your own court case without a lawyer is not always a good idea. Before going ahead, we advise that you read Protection from Harassment.
Important Notice: Doing your own court case without a lawyer is not always a good idea. Before going ahead, you may want to ask for advice and support from your nearest domestic violence project.
Am I the victim of sexual harassment by my landlord or neighbor? You are not alone. Sexual harassment by landlords or neighbors can make it hard to live in your home. Under Maine and Federal law, sexual harassment is sex discrimination. Sex discrimination in housing is illegal.
Can I find out if a person who committed a crime against me is being released from jail or prison? Generally, yes. You can get a “notification of release” if you are the victim of a crime.
Información sobre el proceso de solicitar protección contra maltrato.
Lists resources for people who are separating or going through divorce: where to get legal and financial help, and other support services.

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