Maine Revised Statutes

§1805. Jurisdiction

An action may be commenced in the District Court for the district in which the minor child resides. If a child protective proceeding pursuant to Title 22, chapter 1071 that involves the minor child is pending, the court may consolidate the action filed under this chapter with that child protection proceeding. [1999, c. 731, Pt. ZZZ, §35 (AMD); 1999, c. 731, Pt. ZZZ, §42 (AFF).]

An action must be commenced in accordance with the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure. Proceedings under this chapter are governed by the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure. [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 1999, c. 731, §ZZZ35 (AMD). 1999, c. 731, §ZZZ42 (AFF).