Kids Legal

Protecting the Rights and Improving the Lives of Maine's Children

Have a legal problem? Find Legal Help

Call our Helpline (Maine only): 1-866-624-7787  Out of State? Contact local legal aid

For Attorneys and Professionals

Cross-discipline collaboration is the most effective means to achieve better health, safety, educational, and economic outcomes for children. KIDS LEGAL embraces this cooperative approach, and its staff is available for consultation, partnership, and coordination. 

To find out about the laws affecting children and youth in Maine, check out the legal education materials we have available in our sections for parents, and for teens and kids.


Working with Kids

Think holistically about the child's needs.
You can play a big part in combatting childhood lead poisoning!
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In Maine, three concerned adult citizens can take legal action to protect an endangered child.
Learn about Maine's process to become the legal guardian of a minor.