Proposed and Recommended Rule Amendments

(Updated February 27, 2019)

  • March 11, 2019:  SJC invites comments on proposed amendments to the Maine Rules of Appellate Procedure to require electronic copies of all transcripts filed in support of an appeal and to make appeals from juvenile matters Track A expedited appeals.  Comments due by April 1, 2019.

  • February 27, 2019:  SJC invites comments on drafts of Digital Court Records Access Rules and related amendments to the Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure and the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure, including Family Division Rules.  Comments due by noon on March 27, 2019.

  • February 25, 2019: On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, the Advisory Committees on Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure, and Family Rules will hold separate meetings to discuss the preliminary draft of new court rules that address access to digital court records. Read full text of notice and scheduled meeting times here.

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