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Drunk Driving in Maine With An Out-Of-State License

Being arrested for drunk driving or operating under the influence (OUI) in Maine with an out-of-state license can create problems in your home state. States share information about drunk driving convictions and license suspensions, and many states treat an out-of-state OUI conviction as if it were an in-state conviction. How OUI Arrests Of Out-Of-State Drivers… Read more »

Hiring The Best Lawyer For Your Maine OUI Charge

A person charged with a Maine drunk driving or operating under the influence (OUI) charge faces jail time, fines, and license suspensions. It is therefore important to hire an experienced OUI defense attorney as soon as possible. There is no “best” lawyer for OUI defense; there are many knowledgeable lawyers who do a fine job.… Read more »

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 »

Contracts and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, and public and health and government responses to curtail it, have dramatically changed our daily lives.  From school and daycare closures, to all but “essential” businesses shuttering, to cancelled events, the impact has been far-reaching.  These changes implicate legal rights, particularly contractual relationships.  This article identifies and briefly discusses various types of… Read more »