Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 703

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225

When it is the duty of an officer to make complaint before any judge, clerk or justice of the peace, he may make oath to it according to his knowledge and belief. [1987, c. 736, §22 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY

1965, c. 425, §9 (AMD). 1987, c. 736, §22 (AMD).