DEADLINE FOR FILING PETITION FOR EMANCIPATION WHEN AN ATTORNEY IS ASSIGNED BY THE COURT TO REPRESENT THE PETITIONER

STATE OF MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER JB-05-19 (A.9-11)

Deadline For Filing Petition For Emancipation When An Attorney Is Assigned By The Court To Represent The Petitioner JB-05-19 (A.9-11)(PDF)

Effective: September 19, 2011

This order amends JB-05-19 (A. 7-10), signed July 1, 2010, and effective July 1, 2010.

Pursuant to 15 M.R.S. § 3506-A, upon the written request filed with the clerk's office by a juvenile sixteen years of age or older requesting that the court appoint or assign counsel for the juvenile for the purpose of filing a petition for emancipation of the juvenile, the court shall assign counsel. The assigned counsel shall file a Petition for Emancipation within thirty days of receiving notice of the assignment, or the matter is subject to dismissal by the court at the request of the clerk without further notice to counsel or the juvenile and without prejudice.

For the Court,

Leigh I. Saufley Chief Justice

Promulgation Date: September 19, 2011


Historical Derivation JB-05-19:

Deadline For Filing Petition For Emancipation When An Attorney Is Assigned By The Court To Represent The Petitioner
AO JB-05-19 (A. 7-10), dated July 1, 2010, effective July 1, 2010
Signed by: Leigh I. Saufley, Chief Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court

Deadline For Filing Petition For Emancipation When An Attorney Is Appointed By The Court To Represent The Petitioner
AO JB-05-29, Dated June 29, 2005, effective August 1, 2005.
Signed by Leigh I. Saufley, Chief Justice, Maine Supreme Court

Deadline For Filing Petition For Emancipation When An Attorney Is Appointed By The Court To Represent The Petitioner
AO JB-03-05, Dated: May 10, 2003
Signed by Leigh I. Saufley, Chief Justice, Maine Supreme Court;
Vendean V. Vafiades, Chief Judge, Maine District Court