Clark & Howell

Civil & Criminal Litigation

Did You Know?

Are you a college student charged with possession of 2½ ounces or less of marijuana? Even though Maine treats it as a civil infraction rather than a crime it can have adverse consequences on your Federal student aid. Ask us how we can help

Case Study:

Operating under the influence (OUI) is not a “specific intent” crime; thus, whether a defendant’s intoxication was voluntary is irrelevant to the determination of whether the statute was violated. State v. Curtis, 2003 ME 94, 828 A.2d 795.

Attorney Matthew W. Howell Specializes in:
Family Law, Contract & Property Disputes DUI Defense and Personal Injury

Knowledge, problem-solving skills and the best possible solution for your case are what your friends and neighbors have come to expect from their lawyer Matthew W. Howell of Clark & Howell, LLC, located in York, Maine. 

Divorce, Child Support and Child Custody

Divorce and Family Law are often times the most emotionally charged types of litigation. Attorney Matthew W. Howell will exercise the knowledge, patience and problem solving skills to bring your case to the best possible resolution. 

You can be assured that all facets of Divorce and Family Law will be handled with respect and with your best interests in mind:

  • Pre-Marital Agreements, Post-Nuptial Agreements, Divorce, Modify Existing Divorce Order/Agreement;
  • Child Support, Child Custody, Parental Rights and Responsibilities;
  • Protection from Abuse (Restraining Orders), Protection from Harassment. 

Whether you wish to file for divorce, clarify your parental rights or protect yourself from abuse and harassment, trust Attorney Matthew W. Howell to protect your interests.

Personal Injury

If you’ve been in a car accident or a work-related injury or suffered a slip and fall, an experienced personal injury lawyer is critical. It is not advisable to negotiate with insurance companies or their legal counsel without someone representing your best interests. Clark & Howell offers:

  • No Cost Initial Consultation;
  • A history of successful negotiation for countless Personal Injury Cases;
  • Maximum possible compensation.

Contact Matthew W. Howell for a no cost initial consultation. He has successfully represented countless personal injury cases, in York County and Cumberland County. 

Don’t let the insurance companies deny or delay what is rightly yours. Attorney Howell will help you get what is fair.

Criminal Defense

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

  • Defending Maine OUI or DUI Violations;
  • 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.

Property Disputes, Mechanic Liens and
Landlord and Tenant Matters

Our experience and knowledge can help you protect your financial and property interests in the following areas:

  • Commercial or Residential Property Disputes;
  • Evictions and Landlord-Tenant Disputes;
  • Defending and Pursuing Mechanic Liens for Contractors;
  • Pursuing Contractors for faulty, incomplete or negligent construction;
  • Contract disputes.

Attorney Matthew W. Howell can help you resolve all these issues and allow you to get on with your life.