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Steve Smith will be presenting at a Continuing Legal Education Seminar in Portland on July 10, 2019 on the topic of “Common & Not-So-Common Family Law Issues & Answers”.

This topic includes the following items:

  • The Emotional Side of Family Law – Strategies for Working with Families and Children
  • Domestic Violence and How to Handle It When It’s part of your Case
  • Rights of Unmarried Parties – Cohabitation Agreements
  • Representing Gay and Lesbian Parents
  • Immigration Issues in Divorce
  • Juvenile Court
  • Collaborative Law
  • Emancipation of Minors
  • Adoptions
  • Relocation

Lipman & Katz Welcomes Trial Attorney John E. Baldacci, Jr.

AUGUSTA, Maine – Attorney John E. Baldacci, Jr. has joined the Augusta-based law firm Lipman & Katz. His legal background includes experience in civil litigation matters, and transactional law, with focus areas including commercial and corporate law, real estate, employment law, criminal law, and personal injury.

Veterans who claimed mistreatment by doctor at Togus can proceed with lawsuits, judge rules

The decision by U.S. District Judge Jon Levy reverses a ruling he made two years ago.

A lawsuit alleging mistreatment of veterans’ ankle and foot problems at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Togus can go forward, a federal judge ruled Friday. 

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Jon Levy will allow lawsuits for five of the six vets to move ahead after he had dismissed the cases two years ago, ruling that a statute of limitations had expired before the lawsuits had been filed.

Lipman & Katz Hosts Food Drive for Augusta Food Bank

AUGUSTA, Maine – Following one of the most powerful wind storms in Maine’s history earlier this fall, on November 17, Lipman & Katz joined with the staff from the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME), Voya Financial and Manpower for a local food drive to support the Augusta Food Bank. In total, more than 100 non-perishable food items were donated to the Augusta Food Bank.

Arthur Jones found not guilty of major felonies, found guilty of two lesser offenses

A jury cleared a city man of the two most serious offenses he faced but convicted him of two others in a verdict returned Wednesday night at the Capital Judicial Center.

Arthur J. Jones, 58, of Augusta, was found not guilty of gross sexual assault and aggravated assault. He was found guilty of unlawful sexual conduct and assault, which occurred Dec. 22, 2016, in Augusta.

Read the article at centralmaine.com...

2 plead guilty to felony murder, robbery in 2015 killing of Joseph Marceau of Augusta

WISCASSET (8/22/17) — An Augusta man beaten to death in November 2015 was bound hand and foot as he was attacked by people intent on robbing him of his drug stash.

Details about the killing of 31-year-old Joseph Marceau came out at separate hearings Tuesday afternoon where two men indicted on murder charges in Augusta pleaded guilty to felony murder and robbery.