Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 263

H.P. 471 - L.D. 657

An Act To Allow the Award of Court Costs or Attorney's Fees in Protection from Harassment Actions

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 5 MRSA 4655, sub-1-A is enacted to read:

1-A. Judgment against plaintiff. If a judgment is entered against the plaintiff and the court finds that the complaint is frivolous, the court may order the plaintiff to pay court costs, reasonable attorney's fees or both.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333