Maine Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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Important health, legal, and end-of-life planning forms and information for people living in The Pine Tree State.

Whether you’re planning for yourself or someone else, the resources below are vital when it comes to organizing and settling an estate in Maine.

Advance Directive Form

Download the Advance Directive form for Maine. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Advance Directive forms.

 

Order Death Certificates

Death Certificate instructions for Maine. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death Certificate ordering information.

 

Digital Estate Planning Laws

No legislation (LD 1177 was deemed "dead" on March 10, 2016)

For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Digital Estate Planning Laws.

 

Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)

  • Maine has no legislation

For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death With Dignity Legislation.


Organ Donation Registries

Maine Organ Donation registry official link. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Organ Donation registries.

 

POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form

Download the POLST form for Maine residents. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state POLST forms.

 

Probate Laws

For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Probate Laws.

 

Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate

  • Maine has an 8%-12% estate tax rate (exemption threshold: $5.49 million)

For estate and inheritance tax in other states see our complete list of state-by-state Estate And Inheritance Tax Rates.

State-By-State Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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