The Maine Monitor spent a year reporting about the state's probate court system. Here's why and how we did so.
Lawmakers and advocates are looking for ways to strengthen oversight within Maine's probate courts.
Against Their Will: Maine’s probate courts lack a method to detect fraud. Some other states have robust audit systems.
Families are frustrated by the probate courts' handling of loved one's estates and final wishes.
Boats and remote vehicles search Androscoggin River as part of massive manhunt.
Lawmaker in Gun Safety Caucus says lack of gun safety laws allowed her 'worst nightmare' to happen.
Committee holds meeting after Monitor reports about eight unexplained deaths of adults in public guardianship.
Judges, sheriffs ask Maine Supreme Court to dismiss petition filed by woman held in jail without a lawyer
Angelina Dube Peterson is indigent and unable to afford to hire her own lawyer. She waited for weeks in jail to be assigned an attorney.