Clark & Howell

  • Civil & Criminal Litigation

    Going to court should be your last resort but if you need assistance with a divorce, property dispute, criminal defense or any other legal matter, then you need someone with the requisite knowledge and skills to obtain the best possible resolution. Do not leave your future to chance.

  • We Aim for Success

    Attorney Howell will be an advocate for your cause and fight hard to protect your rights.  Attorney Howell focuses on cases involving personal injury, contracts, construction, land disputes, landlord/tenant issues, and family matters.

  • Estate Planning

    Estate Planning is often perceived as only for the wealthy, but everyone benefits from appropriate estate planning. You can prevent confusion and disappointment at the time of your death with clear directives in your will.

  • Business Law

    What’s in a name? The better question might be, “What is the appropriate corporate structure?” The right corporate structure can minimize liabilities and taxes. Hiring an experienced corporate lawyer is not a business expense. It’s an investment.

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    Learn MoreAbducted Children in Divorce Custody Case Safely Returned from Canada: Divorce and Family Law attorney Matt Howell of Clark & Howell in York, Maine is very thankful for the return of his client’s two sons. As reported in the SeacoastOnline article, “Sarah Teske, 39, is charged with two felony counts of criminal…

Do I Need a Lawyer to Incorporate My Business?

It all depends. Do you understand the tax implications of a C-Corp, an S-Corp, an LLC?  Are there partners involved?  Is this a start up or are you purchasing an existing company?    Determining the appropriate corporate format will affect your…

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Do I Need a Lawyer for a DUI Case?

You should hire a lawyer if anyone was injured or killed as a result of your DUI arrest; or you have several DUI’s; or your paycheck is based on keeping your license. Keep in mind Attorney Matthew Howell provides a free initial consultation to…

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What Would Happen if I were Mentally Disabled and had no Estate Plan or just a Will?

The possibility of a disabling injury or illness can be worrisome. Unfortunately, you may have to become the subject of a conservatorship or guardianship proceeding. If you become mentally disabled before you die, the probate court can appoint…

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Matthew W. Howell

Attorney Matthew W. Howell practices civil litigation, criminal defense, estate planning, personal injury, and business law. He also advises on divorce and family matters and he provides counsel in the areas of contract, construction, land dispute, and landlord/tenant issues. 

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Maine Real Estate Law

Dozens of Southern Maine real estate agents recognize the value of a flawless real estate closing and it’s why they recommend Attorney Jeffery J. Clark. You get a real estate lawyer with years of experience and thousands of real estate contracts, real estate closings and real estate transfers under his belt.

You can be assured all facets of your residential and commercial real estate transactions will be handled impeccably. Services include: Title Search, Title Examination, Title Insurance, Drafting and Negotiating of Real Estate Contracts, Preparation of Loan Closing Documents, Real Estate Closing and Escrow Services.

Rely on Attorney Clark's years of experience in Maine real estate law to guide you through one of the most important transactions of your life. 

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Criminal Defense

When you’ve been charged with a felony, misdemeanor or civil violation Attorney Howell will help you defend your rights. His experience includes:

  • Defending Maine OUI violations (Drunk Driving)
  • Defending Felony charges
  • Defending Misdemeanor charges

Being charged with a crime is a serious event, and in addition to possible fines and/or jail time, a criminal conviction can also have an adverse impact on your education, career and basic civil rights. 

Attorney Howell is not only familiar with Maine’s criminal rules and laws, but he is also a skilled negotiator who can guide you to a successful resolution of your case. 

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