Blog Posts from Manchester NH

VT & NH Litigation During COVID-19

VT & NH Litigation During COVID-19

Aug 27, 2020
Like most businesses relying on in-person interaction, the coronavirus has also disrupted both the state and federal court systems. In March, a series of orders closed the courts for most hearings and extended deadlines or statutes of limitations.
Best Lawyers 2021 Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers 2021 Lawyer of the Year

Aug 21, 2020
We are pleased to announce that attorneys Gary M. Burt was recognized as the Best Lawyers 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Insurance Law in Manchester, NH.
New Restriction on Evictions in New Hampshire

New Restriction on Evictions in New Hampshire

Jun 19, 2020
This is an update regarding the new restriction on evictions based on nonpayment of rent that became due between March 17 and June 11, 2020 in New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Legislative Update | 6.17

New Hampshire Legislative Update | 6.17

Jun 17, 2020
This week, Governor Sununu’s stay-at-home advisory order expired. Along with it, the New Hampshire Senate returned to Concord for the first time since late March. This update will cover some fast facts on the end of the stay-at-home advisory order, what it means for renters and those filing for unemployment, and a summary of legislative activity.
Upcoming Webinar: What is Community Power & How does it work?

Upcoming Webinar: What is Community Power & How does it work?

May 13, 2020
The Community Power Law enables cities, towns, and countries to procure and provide electricity on behalf of their residents and businesses. On May 20, 2020 the New Hampshire Municipal Association is hosting a webinar to discuss Community Power.
New Hampshire State and Federal Courts COVID-19 Response

New Hampshire State and Federal Courts COVID-19 Response

Apr 27, 2020
An update regarding the COVID-19 response and operational changes of the New Hampshire state and federal courts.
NH Suspends Eviction, Foreclosure & Utility Shut-Offs | What Business Owners Need To Know

NH Suspends Eviction, Foreclosure & Utility Shut-Offs | What Business Owners Need To Know

Apr 06, 2020
The ongoing public health emergency caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus) has caused New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu to issue executive orders that significantly affect the rights of landlords, tenants, borrowers, lenders, and utility companies in New Hampshire.
NH Supreme Court Holds that a  Guardian has Authority to Withdraw Life Support

NH Supreme Court Holds that a Guardian has Authority to Withdraw Life Support

Mar 20, 2020
On February 19, 2020, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an important decision in In Re Guardianship of L.N, for estate planning and elder law attorneys who routinely assist with guardianships and the preparation of New Hampshire Advanced Directives.
Income for Child Support in New Hampshire

Income for Child Support in New Hampshire

Feb 27, 2020
In New Hampshire, the amount of child support to be paid is determined by "gross income", which includes all income with limited exceptions. Tax law treatment of income is not the standard (In The Matter of Hampers, 166 NH 422 (2014)); when the court interprets the law, it looks to actual income available to pay child support.
New Hampshire Issues of Fault in Divorce

New Hampshire Issues of Fault in Divorce

Jan 27, 2020
Most divorces in New Hampshire are granted based on irreconcilable differences that caused or are the substantial cause of the final breakdown of their marriage. Additionally, New Hampshire recognizes that one party may be the substantial cause of the final breakdown of the marriage.