Maine Criminal Laws

Welcome to FindLaw's Maine Criminal Laws section, where you'll find articles covering a broad range of crimes in the Pine Tree State, what constitutes certain charges, and penalties upon conviction. This section contains articles on property crimes, such as tax and insurance fraud; crimes against individuals, such as sexual assault, murder, domestic violence, and stalking; crimes involving illicit drugs, including updated information about Maine's evolving marijuana laws; and more. In addition, you'll find information about capital punishment laws and the criminal statute of limitations, which limits the time prosecutors have to file charges. Click on a link below to learn more about Maine's criminal laws.

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