You can find Maine's laws about division of property in a divorce in Maine Revised Statutes Title19-A § 953. You can read this statute on the Maine government website, here: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/ .
Under Maine law, the term "marital property" means all of the property you acquire after you get married except:
When a couple gets divorced in Maine the court divides the couple's property. To do this, it figures out what property belongs to each spouse individually and what property is marital property. Each spouse gets his or her own individually owned property and the court divides of the marital property between the two spouses. To make a just division of marital property the court considers these three factors:
The court considers all property acquired by either spouse after the marriage and before a decree of legal separation to be marital property regardless of whether title is held individually or by the spouses in some form of coownership such as joint tenancy, tenancy in common, tenancy by the entirety, or community property.
To convince the court that property you acquired after you got married should be considered your individual property instead of marital property, you need to show the court by "clear and convincing evidence" that the property is not marital property because it is property that:
To learn more about divorce works in Maine, go to web site of Maine's Family Law Division. Or get more free legal information on the Maine Divorce and Family Law page on Divorcenet.com.