Blog Posts from Domestic Relations

Confronting Family Law Issues During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Confronting Family Law Issues During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Apr 14, 2020
With quarantine and Shelter-in-Place orders from state and local governments in the face of COVID19, there are many family law issues to resolve.
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.
Attorney Christine List Joins Our Portsmouth Office

Attorney Christine List Joins Our Portsmouth Office

May 31, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Christine List, Esq. has joined our Portsmouth, New Hampshire office. Christine will work within the practice areas of Domestic Relations, Criminal Defense, and Appellate.
Family Law: Not Over ’Til It’s Over: Pre- and Post-Petition Conduct Is Fair Game in Divorce Cases

Family Law: Not Over ’Til It’s Over: Pre- and Post-Petition Conduct Is Fair Game in Divorce Cases

Aug 15, 2016
The New Hampshire Supreme Court recently decided two cases that broadened the scope of conduct the trial court considers in divorce matters, before marriage and after filing a petition.
L. Jonathan Ross elected as a member of the American Bar Association’s Board of Elections

L. Jonathan Ross elected as a member of the American Bar Association’s Board of Elections

Sep 22, 2015
The Executive Committee of the American Bar Association has elected L. Jonathan Ross as a member of the ABA Board of Elections, effective immediately through the conclusion of the ABA 2016 Annual Meeting.
L. Jonathan Ross to serve as member of ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence.

L. Jonathan Ross to serve as member of ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence.

Jun 22, 2015
Paulette Brown, President-Elect of the American Bar Association has appointed L. Jonathan Ross to serve as a member of the ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence commencing at the close of the ABA Annual Meeting in August 2015