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According to Maine law ( MRS Tit. 14 Ch. 709 ), a rental agreement gives tenants rights, including the right to a safe and habitable dwelling unit and the right to take some forms of alternative action. Landlords also have rights, including the right to be reimbursed for damages to property that exceed normal wear and tear and to collect rent

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Rights and duties of seller and purchaser. 1. Seller's rights and duties. A property disclosure statement and any supplement to a property disclosure statement are not a warranty by the seller. The information in the disclosure statement is for disclosure only and is not intended to be a part of any contract between the purchaser and the seller.

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Maine Land Rights provides free legal resources for land and real estate owners, and those looking to buy property in Maine. The site provides information on Maine’s real property laws with articles, case law, and statutes. News updates are posted on our Facebook page. The site is a project of Teel Law Office, LLC, Portland, Maine.

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The development of an unchecked right to exclude as a core element of Maine property law is an unbalanced oversimplification of the meaning of private property that has enriched property owners at the public’s expense. Ultimately, an absolute right to exclude in Maine is contrary to theory, history, and policy.

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This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Journals at University of Maine School of Law Digital Commons. It has been accepted for inclusion in Maine Law Review by an authorized editor of University of Maine School of Law Digital Commons. For more information, please contact [email protected] Maine Law Review <macro volume.title …

1. Author: Knud E. Hermansen, Donald R. Richards
2. Created Date: 5/5/2020 9:06:19 AM
3. Publish Year: 2018

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This article looks at right-of-way easements in Maine. Right-of-way easements are a common type of easement in the state, and this article is meant to provide a basic overview of this legal right, how the right comes to be, who holds it, what it provides and how this right can be lost. Article available free here. Contents: I. Express Easement a. Paper Streets II. Non-Express …

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On July 8, 2011, Governor Paul LePage of Maine signed into law LD 719 titled “An Act to Make Certain Prescription Drug Disclosure Laws Consistent with Federal Law”.

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7.2 This chapter and Chapter 8 are about the common law protection of vested property rights. This chapter considers what is comprised in the concept of ‘property’ rights and how vested property rights are protected from statutory encroachment. The chapter focuses upon interferences with personal property rights; Chapter 8 considers interferences with real …

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What happens when the government wants to resume or acquire your land, including the law, your rights and how to object. Access to property for mining Information about government access for mining, coal seam gas mining access and mining exploration.

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A Common Property Rights By-law is one which confers on the owner or owners of a specified lot or lots in the strata scheme: a right of exclusive use and enjoyment of the whole or any specified part of the common property; or. special privileges in respect of the whole or any specified part of the common property; or. that changes such a by-law

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Maine Law & Disclaimer; Revisor's Office; Maine Legislature; Title 33, Chapter 7: CONVEYANCE OF REAL ESTATE. Subchapter 1: ESTATES PASSING . 33 §151. Items covered by deed 33 §151-A. Definitions 33 §152. Contingent estates 33 §153. Sale or mortgage of estates subject to contingent remainders 33 §154. -- notice; appointment of next friend of minors 33 §155. -- …

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The Rights of Tenants in Maine Find more easy-to-read legal information at www.ptla.org . Rights of Tenants in Maine #639 Page 2 How To Use This Guide This guide gives you a quick look at Maine's landlord-tenant laws as of October 2015. The law is always changing. Also, you may need more information. If you have a problem with your landlord, ask for legal help. Call …

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We also routinely handle Maine land use and property issues law involving disputes over boundaries, ownership, and easements/rights of way. These problems are disproportionately heightened when they involve family disputes or feuds, which we also handle on a regular basis. Family land issues can range from issues arising out of probate matters, disputes over use …

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and private rights along the Maine coast vary considerably from the submerged land and ocean areas through the in- tertidal zone and onto “upland” areas. While property interests in the submerged lands and ocean areas are relatively clear, property rights in the intertidal zone have been the subject of dispute and litigation, leading to rulings by the Maine Supreme Judicial …

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A commercial landlord and tenant may agree in their lease or in a separate agreement to arbitration of disputes as to termination, the right of possession arising under the lease between landlord and tenant and amounts owed for rent before an arbitrator or arbitrators chosen in advance pursuant to the lease or other written agreement.

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Owners can't keep their campers in a campsite for more than 14 days in a 30-day period, according to Maine statute 12, section 9342. You don't need medical permission to legally g

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Study Maine Laws/Rules flashcards from Brent Stoliker's class online, or in Brainscape's iPhone or Android app. Learn faster with spaced repetition.

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What is property tax law in maine?

Property tax law governs municipal assessors, municipal officials, taxpayers and the work of the Property Tax Division of Maine Revenue Services. Property tax law is adopted by the Legislature and written as statutes. These statutes are further clarified over time through rule making, attorney general opinions and even court references.

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With its beautiful backdrops of rocky coastline, mountains and lakes, Maine has much to offer despite its chilly winters. Maine creates a fairly level legal playing field for both landlord and tenants, unlike many of its New England neighbors. To keep your landlord sailing smooth, be sure you get familiar with Maine’s rental laws.

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For specific advice, you should contact an attorney. The Maine Attorney General's Office publishes the Consumer Law Guide, a technical summary of the law with references to the specific statutes.

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Maine Landlord Tenant Rights In Maine, lease agreements can be either written or oral. According to Maine law (MRS Tit. 14 Ch. 709), a lease agreement grants tenants certain rights, such as the right to habitable premises and the right to take some forms of alternative action.

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