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2019 Maine Revised Statutes
TITLE 22: HEALTH AND WELFARE
Subtitle 2: HEALTH
Part 6: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS
Chapter 701: GENERAL PROVISIONS
22 §2707. Evidentiary character of vital records
Universal Citation: 22 ME Rev Stat § 2707 (2019)
§2707. Evidentiary character of vital records
Any certificate or record of any live birth, marriage, death or fetal death filed under this Title, or a copy thereof duly certified by its official custodian, shall be prima facie evidence of the fact of such birth, marriage, death or fetal death, if not "amended" or "delayed." The probative value of "amended" or "delayed" records shall be determined by the judicial or administrative body or official before whom the certificate is offered in evidence.
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