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Robert Guillory Esq

Robert Guillory Esq

member Maine State Bar Association
  • Divorce, Foreclosure Defense, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Maine
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Biography

Over 40years experience. General practice focusing on Divorce/Family Law, Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, Landlord/Tenant and general civil and criminal litigation. Attorney Guillory is a lifelong resident of the Biddeford/Saco area. He also has many contacts and satisfied clients in the Lewiston/Auburn area. Bob is also an experienced and effective mediator specializing in family matters. When not practicing law you can often find Bob on the golf course.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Foreclosure Defense
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Landlord Rights, Tenants' Rights
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Additional Practice Area
  • mediation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    most free consultations are over the phone and are usually around 30 minutes or more.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    contingent fees are used in personal injury cases such as auto accidents and are normally set at 33% of the amount collected plus expenses.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maine
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
member Maine State Bar Association
Current
Cadres mediator
Current
Maine Association of Mediators
Current
York County Bar Association
Current
Education
University of Maine - University of Southern Maine
Mediation training 40 hour course
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University of Maine - School of Law
J.D. (1980) | Law
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Colby College
B.A. | Government and American Studies
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Professional Associations
Maine State Bar  # 002259
Member
Current
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Maine Association of Mediators 2015
Current
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American Bar Association
Current
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York County Bar Association
member
- Current
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Certifications
Mediation training 40 hour course
University of Southern Maine
training in transformative mediation
The Opportunity Alliance
added to roster of mediators
cadres
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Legal Answers
27 Questions Answered
Q. I was divorced in August of 2000 after 24 years of marriage. I have been paying spousal support since then.
A: Yes you can ask the court to lower or eliminate the spousal support ordered. You need to file a motion to amend the divorce judgment to lower or eliminate the spousal support. in order to file such a motion it is important to spell out the substantial change in circumstances from the judgment creating the spousal support to today. Certainly retirement and lower income for you is a substantial change which may very likely convince the court to change the order. A court can make the change retroactive to when you file the motion so i would not delay.
Q. During covid times, going through a custody hearing, how do I speak for myself, bring a witness or present documents?
A: in most Maine courts during covid hearings are conducted via the zoom video conferencing platform. Preliminary motions and conferences are being done by telephone conferences. At some point your case will have a pretrial conference and you will tell the judge or magistrate how many witnesses you want to call and how long the hearing will take. You really should consult with a family law attorney and hopefully hire one for the hearing.
Q. Can children testify in a custody hearing in state of Maine?
A: yes they can but judges dont like to have them testify, if they will testify often the judge will ask the parents if the kids can talk to the judge without the parents present, it takes both parties to agree to that otherwise the kids get on the witness stand and both parties hear what they have to say. Young children are especially not a favorite of judges to have testify.
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Contact & Map
Guillory Law Office
241 Main Street
P.O. Box 57
Saco, ME 04072
Telephone: (207) 470-0230
Monday: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed