LEGAL INFORMATION


CASA volunteers are "ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things." CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH.  If you are interested in being trained to advocate for what is in the best interest of children who have been abused or neglected by their caregivers, check out the CASA website, or email speakup@casanh.org .

Divorce information in New Hampshire - The NH Family Division website has a lot of divorce information

FindLaw For The Public offers articles, guides, forms, and FAQ pages to help with legal questions, plus a searchable nationwide directory of attorneys.

Find People by trying Zabasearch or Anywho.

How long should I keep that document? 

    Plus 3 more sites for suggestions : "Purge Your Financial Paperwork,"  IRS, and Bankrate

How Our Laws Are Made follows the legislative process.

Immigration and Naturalization Service offers forms, fees, and information about citizenship.

"Know Your Stuff" offers ideas and lists for making an inventory of your belongings.

Law Central offers an almost overwhelming number of links, some of which are to free information, and some value-added (you must pay for).

Law Line - Volunteer lawyers are available to answer your legal questions at 1-800-868-1212 on the second Wednesday of each month between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for free legal information.

Lawyer Referral Service - For help evaluating your situation and suggesting where to turn.

LEGAL HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN IN NEW HAMPSHIRE - A print copy is available in the library as well.

Legal Services for Veterans - "The first website in the nation to focus exclusively on federal legal rights and resources important to veterans...The website was launched last November as part of a Legal Services Corporation initiative to expand access to legal services for veterans."

Making Medical Decisions for Someone Else - a project of the Probate Court of NH and other interested groups.

Martindale-Hubbell includes the most comprehensive database of lawyers in the United States.

National Board of Trial Advocacy: a directory of Board Certified Civil, Criminal, and Family Law Trial Specialists.

National Sex Offender listing for the United States.

NH Law...About Building Codes

New Hampshire Legal Assistance - is a non-profit law firm offering free legal services to seniors and eligible low-income persons....."equal access to justice for all."  Their list of Resources is also comprehensive.

New Hampshire Legal Services - This website is a cooperative effort of the Legal Services Agencies serving New Hampshire's low income population.

Reduced Fee Referral Program - if you need an attorney but cannot afford the full attorney's fees.

Revised Statutes Annotated for New Hampshire.

Subpoena Form - Intended for witnesses who live in New Hampshire. Form: http://www.courts.state.nh.us/forms/nhjb-2775-dfps.pdf  Instructions : http://www.courts.state.nh.us/superior/servicecenters/checklists/checklistfiles/Subpoena%20Instructions.pdf

State Lemon Law Statutes for all states.

State of NH Abandoned Property  from the Treasury Department.

United States Code - United States laws.

Victims' Services Directory for each county in New Hampshire, developed by the Justiceworks research and development group at the University of New Hampshire. Also of interest are flow charts explaining the NH Criminal Justice System.

Supreme Court database

Supreme Court opinions, briefs, decisions, docket, and more.

Westlaw and LexisNexis online in the NH Law Library, Supreme Court Building, One Charles Doe Drive, Concord NH 03301,  (http://www.courts.state.nh.us/lawlibrary/ . ) Through Westlaw Public Access, users can search legal encyclopedias, New Hampshire cases and codes, 1st circuit cases, U.S.Supreme Court cases, the United States statutes, as well as many other sources. LexisNexis online gives online access to all state and federal cases and codes, as well as to many other secondary sources. This is for use from within the Law Library, not remotely.

Your Guide to New Hampshire Courts

 

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04/05/13