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Previous years' opinions
This year's opinions:
|2013 ME 54||State of Maine v. Keith E. Kline Jr.||June 4, 2013|
|2013 ME 55||Patrick Langevin et al. v. Allstate Insurance Company||June 4, 2013|
|2013 ME 56||Abby L. King v. Thomas E. King||June 6, 2013|
|2013 ME 57||In re C.P.||June 11, 2013|
|2013 ME 58||In re J.R. Jr.||June 18, 2013|
|2013 ME 43||State of Maine v. Theodore S. Stanislaw||May 7, 2013|
|2013 ME 44||State of Maine v. Matthew T. Collier||May 7, 2013|
|2013 ME 45||State of Maine v. Michael G. Nickerson||May 7, 2013|
|2013 ME 46||In re M.B. et al.||May 9, 2013|
|2013 ME 47||Cheron Dostanko v. Anthony M. Dostanko||May 16, 2013|
|2013 ME 48||Eagle Rental, Inc. v. State Tax Assessor||May 21, 2013|
|2013 ME 49||In re T.B.||May 23, 2013|
|2013 ME 50||Bernard Quirion et al. v. Bryan Veilleux et al.||May 23, 2013|
|2013 ME 51||Ralph Nader et al. v. Maine Democratic Party et al.||May 23, 2013|
|2013 ME 52||John E. McDonald Jr. v. Scitec, Inc., et al.||May 30, 2013|
|2013 ME 53||National Organization for Marriage et al. v. Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices||May 30, 2013|
|2013 ME 39||Robert Flaherty et al. v. Helen Muther et al.||April 2, 2013|
|2013 ME 40||In re D.P.||April 2, 2013|
|2013 ME 41||Judy Sparks v. Brant Sparks||April 4, 2013|
|2013 ME 42||State of Maine v. Raymond Bellavance Jr.||April 11, 2013|
|2013 ME 15||Hebron Academy, Inc. v. Town of Hebron||February 5, 2013|
|2013 ME 16||State of Maine v. Eric Hamel||February 5, 2013|
|2013 ME 17||Bank of America, N.A. v. James A. Cloutier||February 7, 2013|
|2013 ME 18||Guardianship of Helen F.||February 12, 2013|
|2013 ME 19||Vitorino America v. Sunspray Condominium Association et al.||February 12, 2013|
|2013 ME 20||Robert Goudreau et al. v. Pine Springs Road and Water, LLC||February 14, 2013|
|2013 ME 21||State of Maine v. Mark W. Strong Sr.||February 15, 2013|
|2013 ME 22||Michael Dinan v. Alpha Networks Inc.||February 21, 2013|
|2013 ME 23||Department of Professional & Financial Regulation v. Maine State Employees Association, SEIU Local 1989||February 28, 2013|