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At Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A., we are committed to providing affordable first-rate legal services. Our attorneys work directly with each client to make sure we understand your needs and craft solutions specific to your particular legal needs and goals. Our comprehensive representation means we offer a wide range of services, to help you and your business tackle whatever life may throw your way.

If you have been accused of a crime in Maine, the criminal defense attorneys at Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. have the experience and know-how to navigate the legal system and resolve the matter efficiently, professionally, and discretely.

You may only need a simple Will or Powers of Attorney but you may have a much more complex estate planning need.  Perhaps you need Medicaid/MaineCare Planning to protect your assets should one of you become ill and need nursing home care.  Whatever your situation might be, our attorneys are prepared to listen to your concerns and provide the estate plan that will accomplish your goals.

When a loved one passes on, the attorneys at Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice stand ready to help guide surviving family members through the probate process.  This includes administration of large and small estates, guardianships, and conservatorships.  Our professional, knowledgeable staff will ensure that all required documents including inventories, accountings, and tax forms are completed and filed on a timely basis.  We administer trusts, assist with name changes in the probate court, and represent the estate or beneficiaries in probate litigation.

If you are involved in civil litigation, there are many procedural rules and deadlines that must be adhered to.  Without professional assistance, the litigation process is a long and daunting one.  The attorneys at Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. have extensive experience representing clients in the courtroom and know what is at stake and how to get you the best result possible.  Whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant, we are available to help you with any issue you may have.

The vast majority of companies in Maine are small businesses, businesses that, despite having relatively few employees, face a broad range of legal issues. At Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A., we offer a full range of services and representation to help clients establish and grow their businesses.

The decision to end a marriage may be one of the most difficult that a client will ever make. At Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A., our divorce and family law attorneys understand the emotional and financial turmoil that accompany divorce.

The attorneys at Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice are happy to help you through your real estate transactions.  They create and/or review Purchase and Sale Agreements, provide title work, prepare deeds and other documents and handling your closing. If you have a dispute regarding your real estate, Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice will represent you to get it resolved in the most reasonable manner.  From the early days, real estate transactions and real estate litigation has been a main focus of the firm.  Our attorneys have worked with individuals, realtors, and banks of all sizes on real estate matters.

Most of Maine’s towns and cities have enacted zoning and planning ordinances that govern the type of businesses or buildings that can be operated and maintained in certain areas or zones of the particular city or town.

The Creditor Services Department at the Maine law firm of Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A is exceptionally qualified to assist in-state and out-of-state creditors in recovering what they are owed.

Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. provides local representation to assist companies and clients throughout the country who need to resolve legal problems that have arisen in Maine. We handle individual cases or may serve as part of long-term client representation. Individuals and businesses in Southern Maine rely on the skill and professionalism of the attorneys at Ainsworth Thelin. To find out how we can help you, call us at 207-767-4824, or complete the contact form on the right.

It is really a soup-to-nuts package that ATR offers to landlords for legal services.  They can help you create an entity to purchase the property or navigate the labyrinth of construction contracts, resolve property disputes, prepare and enforce leases, and evict tenants when necessary.  Maine law regularly changes in this area and the firm’s attorneys stay as proactive as possible with those changes.

Condominium & Townhouses have a very unique situation within the real estate area. Although part of the property is owned by individuals, other parts of the property are jointly owned by the individuals in the form of an association, governed by a board tasked with enforcing the rules of the Association.   Attorney John Turcotte has developed a specialty in this area of law.

Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice specializes in representing individuals, families and small businesses in Southern Maine.  If tragedy has struck you and/or your family, the firm is prepared to stand side by side with you to help you recover from that event and resolve your situation in the best manner to allow you to move forward with your life.

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