What areas of law do you specialize in?

Personal injury, family law, OUIs, criminal, and Forcible Entry and Detainer cases.

What states do you practice in?


What Maine counties do you serve?

We handle cases in all Maine counties.

How much is an initial consultation?

An initial consultation is $300.  This is typically a one hour meeting at our office.  Please call our office to make an appointment.

How much will a Forcible Entry and Detainer action cost?

An initial consultation for this case type is $100 for a half an hour meeting at our office. The retainer is $850. Court costs and service fees come out of the retainer. Additional retainer may be required for multiple matters.

How much will this cost in total?

The total cost depends on the type of legal matter.  Retainer fees are usually between $5,000 – $10,000.

How much does a personal injury case cost?

For personal injury cases we take a percentage of the amount awarded to you.  In other words, your legal fees come out of the amount awarded to you only after a successful judgment in your favor.

How long will all of this take?

Legal matters can take anywhere from a few weeks to over a year.  During your initial consultation we will go over a detailed timeline so you know exactly what to expect.

Do you handle appeals?

Yes, we do handle appeals.

Do you have jury trial experience?

Yes.  We have handled high-profile jury cases over the past few years.

What steps do I take if the court has appointed The Law Office of Scott Hess to represent me in a criminal matter?

Contact our office as soon as possible to verify your contact information and discuss the next steps.

Areas We Serve

Proudly serving clients across the entire state of Maine, with many in the Central and Midcoast regions including Augusta, Boothbay, Brunswick, Farmingdale, Farmington, Gardiner, Manchester, Rockland, Topsham, Waterville, Winthrop, and Winslow.

How Can We Help?

Appellate Advocacy
Criminal Defense
Family Matter Cases
OUI / DUI Defense
Personal Injury

Get in Touch

Phone: (207) 430-8079
Fax: (877) 782-2506
E-mail: scott@hesslawme.com

114 State St.
Augusta, ME 04330