Eaton Peabody – Maine Law Firm

Eaton Peabody is a Maine-based law firm with attorneys serving New England and Atlantic Canada from offices in Augusta, Bangor, Brunswick, Ellsworth and Portland. Our lawyers offer sophisticated legal expertise that emphasizes responsive client service.

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Construction and Governor Mills’ April 3, 2020 Order Restricting Travel into the State

Governor Mills’ third Executive Order issued on April 3, 2020 requires all persons, including Maine residents, traveling into Maine from another state to self-quarantine for fourteen days unless they are engaged in providing essential services as defined in her March 24th Order. As of April 3, 2020 the official definition of essential business services includes: […]

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The Construction Industry and Governor Mills March 31, 2020 Stay at Home Order

Governor Mills’ March 31, 2020 Executive Order requires everyone living in Maine to stay at their homes or residences except to conduct essential activities or engage in permitted work at essential businesses until the end of April. While the new Order will have a significant impact on individuals, it does not impose additional limitations on […]

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COVID-19: An Update from Eaton Peabody

During this time of uncertainty, we at Eaton Peabody hope that you, your families and colleagues are safe and well.  The ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency continues to spread and create challenges for businesses and individuals. Eaton Peabody’s internal business routines have been changed to protect the health and safety of our employees and our […]

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Dealing with Debt: Covid-19’s Effect on Foreclosures, Bankruptcy, and Collections

With the significant and ongoing financial effects from the Covid-19 pandemic taking their toll on individuals and businesses, state and federal courts, lenders, servicers, and agencies have taken steps that directly affect foreclosures, evictions, and bankruptcies in Maine. Below is a brief overview of those changes and how they may impact you or your organization. […]

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CARES Act – Loan Program: Paycheck Protection for Small Businesses

A discussion of the full Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is available here. Within CARES are a number of programs to assist businesses and keep workers employed during the Coronavirus pandemic and economic downturn. The Paycheck Protection Program designates $350 billion in federally guaranteed loans to qualifying businesses. Paycheck Protection Program loans […]

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Client News: HighByte Raises $875K in First Investment Round

HighByte, a Portland-based industrial software startup, has raised nearly $1 million in debt capital from a cadre of angel investors and early-stage venture capital firms to fuel its continued growth. The newly raised capital, the company’s first institutional fundraising, comes in the form of $675,000 in convertible debt raised from the Maine Venture Fund, Switzerland-based […]

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