Court Closing Notices

Notices of courthouse closings will be posted below next to the court name. Click on a court name to view the detailed page about that courthouse. NOTE: Courts may be closed even when no notice is listed below. In times of bad weather, if you are scheduled to be at a court event, please call to confirm that the proceeding has not been canceled or rescheduled.

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Administrative Office of the Courts & Violations Bureau Closings

Generally, when the clerks’ offices in courts in Portland (Cumberland County Superior, Unified Criminal Division, Portland District, & Supreme Judicial Court) or Augusta (Kennebec County Superior, Unified Criminal Division, & Augusta District) are closed, the Administrative Office of the Courts located in the same city is closed; and, in most instances, when the Lewiston District Court is closed, the Violations Bureau is closed. If you are planning to do business with any of those offices, please call to confirm that the office is open. 

Administrative Weeks

During Administrative Week the courts and clerk's windows will be closed from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm to allow court staff to complete important work. The courts and clerk's windows will be open during Administrative Week from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

2017 Administrative Weeks:

  • Administrative Week Spring 2017 - March 27 through March 31, 2017
  • Administrative Week Summer 2017 - July 31 through August 4, 2017
  • Administrative Week Fall 2017 - October 16 through October 20, 2017