Remote Court Proceedings

Please note: PPMO-SJC-1, issued on June 1, 2021 and revised on June 28, July 1, and August 16, 2021, allows each presiding judicial officer in the trial courts to conduct conferrences, hearings, and trials remotely or in person. PPMO-SJC-2 provides guidance for conducting and participating in remote proceedings. See generally, Maine Courts Response to COVID-19.

Remote video proceedings via Zoom

Parties will be notified by the clerk's office if their hearing is scheduled via Zoom.

Please note, inclement weather may cause court closures. When the court is closed, Zoom conferences will be cancelled and rescheduled. During inclement weather, please check the court alerts page.

View video in ASL. Read video transcript in: Arabic / العربي, Chinese / 中国, French/français, Portuguese/português, Russian / Pусский, Spanish/Español, Somali/soomaali, Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt

Telephonic hearings

Parties who receive a notice of hearing to be conducted by video may be permitted to participate by phone if they do not have access to the internet. Please notify the clerk's office where your case is scheduled as soon as possible if you need to join by phone.

Before joining a proceeding

Review the following documents before joining a remote video proceeding:

Learn more about Zoom

For information about the Zoom video conferencing platform, please visit