A person who has been a victim of harassment, including a business, may seek relief
by filing in an appropriate court:
A. A sworn complaint alleging harassment; and [2011, c. 559, Pt. C, §3 (NEW).]
B. If the alleged harassment does not meet the definition in section 4651, subsection
2, paragraph C or is not related to an allegation of domestic violence, violence against
a dating partner, sexual assault or stalking, a copy of a notice to stop harassing
the plaintiff issued to the defendant pursuant to Title 17-A, section 506-A, subsection
1, paragraph A, subparagraph (1), division (a) or a statement of good cause why such
a notice was not sought or obtained. [2011, c. 559, Pt. C, §3 (NEW).]
2011, c. 559, Pt. C, §3 (AMD)
The court shall provide separate forms with a summons and clerical assistance to
assist either party to proceed under this chapter in completing and filing a complaint
or other necessary documents. This assistance may not include legal advice or assistance
in drafting legal documents.
2003, c. 658, §3 (AMD)
No fee may be charged for forms. A plaintiff may apply for the right to proceed
in forma pauperis.
1989, c. 371, §1 (AMD)
1987, c. 515, §1 (NEW).
1987, c. 708, §3 (AMD).
1989, c. 371, §1 (AMD).
1993, c. 199, §2 (AMD).
1995, c. 265, §3 (AMD).
1995, c. 650, §3 (AMD).
RR 2003, c. 2, §7 (COR).
2003, c. 658, §§2,3 (AMD).
2011, c. 559, Pt. C, §3 (AMD).
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