Maine Revised Statutes

§1570. Rules of civil procedure

1. Procedure.  The rules of civil procedure apply to this subchapter in all cases of birth out of wedlock when the birth occurs after October 7, 1967.
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Dismissal without prejudice.  Dismissals of paternity actions must be without prejudice in all cases except:
A. When an adjudication on the merits has occurred; or [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
B. When the department is a party to the action and the department consents to the dismissal with prejudice. [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF).

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