For the Public
|The New Hampshire Bar Association is a court-mandated agency that provides support and resources to members of the legal profession. The New Hampshire Bar Association does not have attorneys on staff to review legal issues, answer legal questions or render legal opinions.|
If you need an attorney, legal information, or legal advice, please start with the links below.
Need an Attorney or Legal Advice?
|♦ Lawyer Referral Service
The NH Bar's Lawyer Referral Service can help you find the right attorney to handle your legal matter.
♦ Legal Services Programs
Information about legal services offered through the Bar Association and other NH-based organizations.
Volunteer attorneys are available to answer legal questions through Lawline, the Bar's free telephone legal advice service on the SECOND Wednesday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. To reach Lawline, call the Bar at 800-868-1212. Upcoming Lawline dates.
♦ Need an out-of-state attorney?
The American Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Directory ♦ New Options for Legal Representation
Dispute with a Legal Professional?
|♦ Do you have a dispute with an attorney or legal professional?|
|♦ A Guide to NH Courts |
A publication of the NH Judicial Branch, in cooperation with the NH Bar Association, funded by the NH Bar Foundation
♦ Admission to the NH Bar
Information about admission to the NH Bar Association. ♦ Child Support Guidelines
The most recent version of the Child Support Guidelines, released by the NH Health and Human Services Department's Division of Child Support Services.
For related information, please see the Family Law section on our Public Information Library page.
♦ Jury Duty in NH
Juror information from the NH Judicial Branch
♦ Law Related Education
Resources and information for educators and people interested in finding out about the many programs offered by the NH Bar's Law Related Education program.
♦ Public Information Library
Information covering a variety of legal topics, including divorce/separation, real estate law, & estate planning.
♦ Public Protection Fund
The Public Protection Fund was established to provide some measure of reimbursement to victims who have lost money or property because of theft or misappropriation by a NH attorney.
♦ Selecting, Hiring and Working with an Attorney
A public information pamphlet that describes the basic issues to consider when searching for, retaining and working with a lawyer. It includes resources for finding a lawyer, questions to ask before hiring a lawyer and the different types of fee arrangements a client and a lawyer could make.
Other Legal Organizations/Information
|♦ Consumer Protection & Antitrust Bureau|
The Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau protects consumers from unfair and deceptive business practices in New Hampshire.
♦ Disabilities Rights Center, Inc.
The Disability Rights Center of NH advocates for the legal rights of persons with disabilities.
♦ Foreign Language Legal Glossaries
Glossaries of legal terms in a number of different languages.
♦ New Hampshire Legal Aid
Collaborative effort of several legal services agencies in NH including Legal Advice & Referral Center, NH Legal Assistance, the Pro Bono Program of the NH Bar Association, the Disabilities Rights Center, the Civil Practice Clinic at Pierce Law, and the NH Public Defender.
♦ A Legal Handbook for Women in NH
A publication that highlights legal issues that frequently impact women.
♦ NH Better Business Bureau
An organization that attempts to promote an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other.
♦ NH Civil Liberties Union
An organization that works to protect the civil rights of citizens.
♦ NH Commission for Human Rights
A state agency that investigates employment, housing and/or public accommodation discrimination, which is against the law in New Hampshire.
♦ NH Judicial Branch Self Help Center
A website with a vast array of NH-specific legal information and forms, designed for the layperson.
♦ NH Legal Assistance
NHLA provides free legal advice and representation to low–income people in civil matters involving basic needs, including food, shelter, income and medical care.
♦ NH Public Defender
FInd out about having an attorney from the NH Public Defender appointed as counsel in a criminal case.
An organization that helps older persons and their respresentatives access information about "elder law", Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.
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