Maine Revised Statutes

§3401. Appeals structure and goals

1. Structure.  Except as otherwise provided, appeals from the juvenile court are to the Supreme Judicial Court.
[ 2015, c. 100, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Goals of juvenile appellate structure.  The goals of the juvenile appellate structure are:
A. To correct errors in the application and interpretation of law; [1979, c. 512, §8 (RPR).]
B. To insure substantial uniformity of treatment to persons in like situations; and [1979, c. 512, §8 (RPR).]
C. To provide for review of juvenile court decisions so that the legislatively defined purposes of the juvenile justice system as a whole are realized. [1979, c. 512, §8 (RPR).]
[ 1979, c. 512, §8 (RPR) .]
3. No right to jury trial. 
[ 1979, c. 512, §8 (RP) .]
4. Rules. 
[ 1979, c. 512, §8 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 520, §1 (NEW). 1977, c. 664, §44 (AMD). 1979, c. 512, §8 (RPR). 2015, c. 100, §2 (AMD).