Law Firm Services
Mailloux & Marden is committed to providing detail-oriented, friendly, and professional service in mid-coast Maine and in courts throughout the State. Our legal team is here to assist you. Call us today at (207) 338-1330, or use our contact page. Let us lead your legal matter to the best possible resolution.
Mailloux & Marden provides advanced estate planning services developed through extensive legal education and decades of experience, both in the private bar and from the bench. We provide a comprehensive assessment of individual and family financial concerns to create a closely-tailored estate plan that utilizes the most advantageous provisions of state and federal law. We employ creative legal strategies to protect our clients’ property and ensure your legacy for the future. Estate planning services include, but are not limited to, revocable and irrevocable trusts, trust administration, wills, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, and Medicare planning.
Wills, Trusts and Probate Law
Mailloux & Marden provides skillful representation to individuals in the probate court system. Whether it is the loss of a loved one, a family member who cannot care for themselves, or another matter, we are here to provide guidance. We are dedicated to providing knowledgeable and assertive litigation services in the event of a dispute arising from a will, trust, or other matter within the jurisdiction of the probate court. Our probate court and probate litigation services include, but are not limited to, wills, adoptions, guardianship of minors and adults, conservatorships, name changes, and trials and appeals regarding wills, trusts, and other matters within the probate system.
Divorce and Family Law
Mailloux & Marden represents individuals in the emotionally difficult process of bringing family law cases to resolution. In addition to defending our clients’ parental rights, we conduct a thorough assessment of marital assets and related financial issues to achieve an optimal division of marital property. We have broad experience in the use of negotiation and trial tactics, and frequently obtain favorable outcomes at mediation and trial. Family law services include, but are not limited to, parental rights and responsibilities, divorce (including property distribution and spousal support), post-judgment litigation (including motions to modify and to enforce), and appeals.
Real Estate Transactions and Litigation
Mailloux & Marden represents individuals and businesses in the purchase and sale of real estate. We have developed transactional expertise over decades of preparing and executing all necessary documents to accomplish transfer of title with minimal risk. Our thorough understanding of real estate transactions is a compliment to our property litigation services, through which we defend our clients’ property rights in disputes regarding boundaries, easements, trespass, and nuisance, among other things. We provide a full range of transaction and litigation services to individual home buyers, commercial property owners, and real estate and commercial mortgage lenders.
Business Formation and Litigation
Mailloux & Marden helps individuals and businesses in the process of creating and maintaining business entities, including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. We have experience in drafting and filing all necessary agreements, charters, bylaws, and compliance documents with the Secretary of State and other regulators. Our understanding of business transactions and planning gives us an advantage when representing parties in disputes within businesses, including dissolution and governance conflicts. We also represent businesses in lawsuits against other businesses and individuals, including premises liability, mechanics’ liens, construction disputes, and all aspects of contract law.
Mailloux & Marden serves as counsel to towns and cities in Waldo and Knox counties. In this role, we offer advice and guidance to municipal officers in the fulfillment of their public duties and provide representation to local governments in lawsuits filed by and against them. We have significant experience representing municipalities in contentious land use and zoning disputes, ensuring compliance with environmental, mineral extraction, and solid waste ordinances, and drafting comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, and shore land zoning ordinances. Mailloux & Marden also provides legal services to individuals in permitting, regulatory, and litigation matters involving municipalities.
Mailloux & Marden represents people charged with crimes in both state and federal court. Criminal law is a unique, complex subject matter that requires dedication and continuous study of the law and a broad range of factual and evidentiary issues. Successful criminal defense requires investigation, thorough trial preparation, and the application of constitutional law to police investigations and criminal court procedure. Mailloux & Marden has obtained numerous favorable outcomes for our clients through independent investigations, motions to suppress evidence on constitutional grounds, contested hearings, negotiation, and jury trials. We passionately defend the rights guaranteed to all people by the constitutions of Maine and the United States.
Mailloux & Marden represents individuals who have suffered harm as a result of the negligence or intentional acts of others. We have helped many people obtain financial compensation on a contingency basis for wrongful death, assault, premises liability, and motor vehicle accidents. We also welcome the opportunity to pursue your claims in economic torts, infliction of emotional distress, and defamation or slander cases. Mailloux and Marden has decades of experience negotiating with insurance companies and the litigation skills necessary to vindicate your rights at trial.