This handbook provides a basic overview of Family Law in New Hampshire including:
Review of NH RSA 458 and relevant case law governing divorce, property distribution and alimony.
Review of NH RSA 458C and relevant case law governing Child Support and calculation and application of the child support guidelines.
Review of NH RSA 461-A and relevant case law governing Parenting Rights and Responsibilities.
Review of NH RSA 173-B governing domestic violence in New Hampshire.
Review of process and procedure in divorce.
The role of the Guardian ad Litem
The process and role of mediation
Practical instruction on client intake, developing evidence and discovery in divorce cases.
Who will benefit?
New or inexperienced lawyers or general practitioners who do occasional family law
work. You will be introduced to the basic laws, practice and procedure of family
law in New Hampshire and will acquire sufficient knowledge and skill to represent clients
in basic family law matters.