Maine Revised Statutes

§1838. Venue

Venue for a proceeding to adjudicate parentage is in the county or division in which: [2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).]

1. Child.   The child resides or is present or, for purposes of subchapter 7 or 8, is or will be born;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
2. Parent.   The parent or intended parent resides;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
3. Respondent.   The respondent resides or is present if the child does not reside in this State;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
4. Estate proceeding.   A proceeding for probate or administration of the parent or alleged parent's estate has been commenced; or
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
5. Child protection proceeding.   A child protection proceeding with respect to the child has been commenced.
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW). 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).