The most you can ask for in a small claims case is $6,000.
Small claims cases in Maine are heard in the Small Claims Proceeding (District Court).
For information on Maine's statue of limitation periods for claims related to written contracts, oral contracts, injuries, and property damage, see Nolo's 50-state Statutes of Limitations chart.
You are allowed to have an attorney represent you in small claims court in Maine.
Eviction cases are allowed in small claims court in Maine.
In Maine, there is no provision for jury trials.
For more information about Maine small claims court, see http://www.courts.maine.gov/maine_courts/small_claims/index.shtml.
Nolo's Small Claims Court area has many helpful related articles. For more detailed help with filing a case, using the best strategy in court, and collecting your money if you win, see Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court, by Attorney Ralph Warner (Nolo).
Updated: October 1, 2015