According to Penobscot Tribal Elder Charles N. Shay, Maine is the first state in the country to recognize June 21st as Native American Veterans Day. There are currently 831 Native American Veterans living in Maine.
In honor of Native American Veterans Day, here are some resources that we hope you find helpful.
General Maine Homestead Exemption
All Maine residents who own their homes can claim a homestead tax exemption. Go here to learn more about the basic Maine Homestead Exemption and how service members based in Maine can qualify.
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.