Maine Revised Statutes

§2123. Jurisdiction and venue

1. Jurisdiction.  Jurisdiction shall be in the Superior Court.
[ 1979, c. 701, §15 (NEW) .]
1-A. Supreme Court Justice or authorized Judge of the District Court.  A single Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, an Active Retired Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court or a judge authorized to sit in the Superior Court on post-conviction review cases has and shall exercise jurisdiction and has and shall exercise all of the powers, duties and authority necessary for exercising the same jurisdiction as the Superior Court relative to a post-conviction review proceeding.
[ 2003, c. 29, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Venue.  Venue must be in the county in which the criminal judgment was entered. Venue may be transferred by the assigned justice or judge at that assigned justice's or judge's discretion.
[ RR 2011, c. 2, §13 (COR) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 701, §15 (NEW). 1983, c. 235, §3 (AMD). 1983, c. 816, §B4 (AMD). 1985, c. 209, §2 (AMD). 2003, c. 29, §2 (AMD). RR 2011, c. 2, §13 (COR). 2011, c. 601, §5 (AMD).