Maine Revised Statutes

§1570. Dismissals

1. Procedure.
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. B, §14 (RP); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (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). 2015, c. 296, Pt. B, §14 (AMD). 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).