Divorce

Divorce Fault Grounds in New Hampshire

August 31st, 2023 | Divorce
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In New Hampshire, divorce can be granted on both fault and no-fault grounds. Fault grounds require one spouse to prove that the other spouse’s actions or behavior caused the breakdown of the marriage. The available fault grounds for a divorce action in New Hampshire include: Adultery: One spouse engages in extramarital affairs. Impotence: One spouse […]

Guardianship of a Minor

July 18th, 2023 | Divorce
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The purpose a Guardianship is to secure for a minor an environment of stability and security by providing for the appointment of a guardian of the person when such appointment is in the best interests of the minor; and to provide for the appointment of a guardian of the estate for the proper management of […]

What is Confidentiality in the Mediation Process?

June 2nd, 2023 | Divorce

In New Hampshire (NH), the confidentiality of mediation is defined and protected by state law. The key statute that governs confidentiality in mediation is the New Hampshire Mediation Confidentiality Act (RSA 328-C:12). Under this act, mediation communications are generally privileged and confidential. This means that the participants in mediation, including the mediator, the parties involved, […]

Parenting Plan Modification

May 24th, 2023 | Divorce

Under New Hampshire law, a court may modify an existing parenting plan if there has been a substantial change in circumstances that affects the welfare of the child. This is set forth in RSA 461-A:11, which is the statute that governs parenting plans in New Hampshire. The statute does not define what constitutes a substantial […]

Alimony in New Hampshire

May 24th, 2023 | Divorce

Alimony, also known as spousal support, is a legal obligation to provide financial support to a spouse after a divorce or separation. Each state has its own laws governing the awarding of alimony, and in this blog, we will focus on the alimony law in New Hampshire. In New Hampshire, alimony is awarded based on […]

Understanding Mediation in New Hampshire

October 29th, 2019 | Divorce
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