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Local Rules


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Local Rules effective April 1, 2024

Interim Rule 4 – Maine Foreclosure Diversion Pilot

General Order 2021-5 Revised General Order on Procedures to Protect Highly Sensitive Documents (HSDs)

Pilot Plan to Assign Civil Cases to U.S. Magistrate Judges

It is our hope that these local rules will provide practitioners in our district with a clear statement of the Court's policies and procedures and that they will contribute to the improvement of administration of justice in our Court.

However, we remain open to suggestions and welcome comments you may have for improving our local rules. You may send them to us at:

In addition, you may contact any member of the Local Rules committee (contact information provided in the link below) to discuss your suggestions or questions about the Local Rules.

Local Rules Committee Members