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Healthcare Resources for Maine Children Who Have Experienced Violence

How does domestic violence affect children? Violence and trauma can have long-lasting effects on children who witness or experience violent events.

Podcast: Harassment in Rental Housing

Listen to our podcast on harassment in rental housing! This podcast is about sexual harassment in rental housing and what to do if you believe that you have been harassed by your landlord, an employee of your landlord or another tenant.
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How to Delete Revenge Porn

Revenge Porn is a fast growing area of sexual abuse. A new Maine law makes posting revenge porn illegal. Learn how to protect yourself if you become a victim.
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Protection from Abuse Actions in Maine: Special Considerations When the Defendant is in the Military

Maine has a protection from abuse (PFA) law for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. For background, see our article: Protection from Abuse – How the law works in Maine.

Protection From Abuse Court Forms - Non-English Versions

The Maine Court Forms for Protection from Abuse cases have been translated into several other languages. Get these forms here.
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Protección contra el acoso

Si alguien le acosa y Usted no tiene los medios de evitar que esa persona deje de acosarlo, hay una ley en el Estado de Maine que puede ayudarlo. Aquí se encuentra información sobre la ley y sus derechos.
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Protection from Harassment

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.

Protection from Harassment: Maine Court Forms

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.

Protection From Abuse: Maine Court Forms

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.
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Sexual Harassment: Your Fair Housing Rights

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.

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