The Maine Living Will is called "Life Sustaining Treatment Choices" and is included in an Advance Directive packet that also contains a form for naming a Health Care Proxy and specifying Organ Donation.

Required Information: You and two (2) witnesses must sign your ME Advance Directive for it to be considered valid.
Maine Advance Directive Form
Other resources for Maine:

Death Certificates
Digital Estate Planning Laws:
Law: LD 846 Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
Description: The Act establishes procedures, standards and legal responsibilities to ensure the proper management andprotection of digital assets and communications, consistent with federal requirements.
Status: Approved on April 4, 2018; Effective July 1, 2018

Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
On June 12, 2019, the governor signed the Maine Death with Dignity Act (LD 1313) into law, which authorizes "a person who is 18 years of age or older, who meets certain qualifications and who has been determined by the person’s attending physician to be suffering from a terminal disease… to make a request for medication prescribed for the purpose of ending the person’s life. The bill establishes the procedures for making these requests, including 2 waiting periods and one written and 2 oral requests and requires a 2nd opinion by a consulting physician." The law goes into effect at the end of 2019.

Organ Donation Registries
Maine Organ Donation registry official link.

POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form
Download the POLST form for Maine residents.

Probate Laws

Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate
  • The top estate tax rate is 12 percent (exemption threshold: $5.6 million)