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Appealing A Divorce or Family Law Judgment in Maine

If you disagree with a decision from a Maine court in a divorce or other family law case, you may be able to file an appeal to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, sitting as the Law Court. The attorneys at Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion are experienced in family law and have had success in… Read more »

First Circuit doubles down on “Pretext-Plus” Test

The First Circuit recently reaffirmed its decision in Feliciano de la Cruz v. El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, 218 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2000). In Feliciano de la Cruz, the First Circuit affirmed a grant of summary judgment on a national original discrimination claim, even though the plaintiff case could point to evidence that… Read more »

Domestic violence crimes in Maine

Domestic Violence Crimes in Maine Domestic violence crimes are among the most serious and frequently charged crimes in Maine. Even if charged as a misdemeanor, a domestic violence conviction will remain on your permanent criminal record and carries a stigma impacting you both professionally and personally. Types of Domestic Violence Crimes In Maine, the term… Read more »

Frequently asked questions about criminal charges in Maine

If you or a loved one has been arrested or summonsed for a crime in Maine, you probably have many questions. The attorneys at Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion are experienced in criminal defense, and have defended clients against criminal charges such as domestic violence, assault, aggravated stalking, theft, drug possession, drug trafficking, operating under… Read more »

The key role of health and safety plans for college athletic programs

With conferences and the NCAA publishing guidance on health and safety considerations on COVID-19 and the gradual resumption of athletic activities, it is important to underscore that each institution has the ultimate responsibility to craft an appropriate health and safety plan based on its individual circumstances. The scope and content of this undertaking is immense… Read more »

Where There’s a Way – There’s a Will

Do you want a way to find some peace of mind in these troubling times? Would you like a way to establish direction and provide a future for your family and loved ones?  You certainly want a way to determine who will be the guardians for yourself and your children in the event you cannot… Read more »