Sections
Subchapter 1 General Provisions 801 – 817
Subchapter 2 Registration 821 – 830
Subchapter 3 Foreign Limited Liability Partnerships 851 – 862
Subchapter 4 Miscellaneous 871 – 876

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 31 > Chapter 15 - Limited Liability Partnerships

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agreement: means a legally binding written document between 2 or more parties, including, but not limited to, a document commonly referred to as an accepted application, proposal, prospectus, contract, grant, joint or cooperative agreement, purchase of service or state aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, who has responsibility for the administration of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community agency: means any public or private nonprofit organization, firm, individual, partnership or business corporation operated for profit that:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • delivery: means any method of delivery used in conventional commercial practice, including delivery by hand, mail, commercial delivery and electronic transmission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services as well as other departments and agencies of State Government approved for inclusion in this chapter by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Electronic transmission: means any process of communication that does not directly involve the physical transfer of paper and that is suitable for the retention, retrieval and reproduction of information by the recipient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Federal audit: means an audit made pursuant to the federal Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 or any subsequent revisions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Federal Government: means the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreign limited liability partnership: means a limited liability partnership formed pursuant to an agreement governed by the laws of another jurisdiction and registered under the laws of that jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Independent public accountant: means a person who complies with government auditing standards and who is one of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Persons of low income: means persons or families, elderly or otherwise, who lack the income which is necessary, as determined by a housing authority, to enable them, without financial assistance, to live in or purchase decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, without overcrowding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Public: means a municipal, county or other governmental body that is a political subdivision within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Registered limited liability partnership: means a partnership formed pursuant to an agreement governed by the Uniform Partnership Act and registered under this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • signature: includes any manual, facsimile, conformed or electronic signature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Social service: means any social services program funded in whole or in part through an agreement issued by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.