April 1, 2020: Notice from Superior Court Chief Justice Tina L. Nadeau: Cancellation of Criminal and Civil Jury Trials Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 27, 2020: Renewed and Amended Emergency Order as to the Circuit Court
March 27, 2020: Renewed and Amended Emergency Order as to the Supreme Court
March 27, 202o: US District Court – District of NH: A new Standing Order allowing attorneys and pro se parties who must submit paper filings under our Local Rules and ECF Rules to submit those documents by email.
March 20, 2020: US District Court – District of NH: Court Response to Coronavirus Disease – a list of recent court orders.
March 15, 2020: Untied States District Court: District of New Hampshire: Second Standing Order (20-4) on Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID – 19.
March 13, 2020: The NH Judicial Branch issues guidance and resources in response to COVID 19. A posting on their website offers links to the latest health information, common sense guidelines for Judicial Branch employees, as well as information for those who are due to appear in court and are experiencing flu-like symptoms. Read more here.
March 13, 20202: Notice from Superior Court Chief Justice Tina L. Nadeau Cancellation of Criminal and Civil Jury Trials Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read notice here.
Additional State and County Updates:
April 3, 2020 Office of the Governor –Emergency Orders #24 & 25 Clarification of EO #4
March 30, 2020 Office of the Governor – Business tax extension
March 23, 2020: Governor Chris Sununu Issues Emergency Orders #11,Temporary authority to perform secure remote online notarization, #12 Temporary modification of public access to meetings under RSA 91-A, and #17 and Exhibit A for #17 the closure of non-essential businesses/ stay at home order and the list of exempt businesses.
March 17, 2020:- Governor Chris Sununu issued Emergency Orders 3, 4, and 5, which will provide relief for Granite Staters affected by COVID-19.
March 16, 2020: Rockingham County Office of the Registry of Deeds: Office closed to the general public…read more here.
From the New Hampshire Bar Association
NHBA/ Bar Center Temporary Operating Plan
As risks and uncertainties associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to increase, the New Hampshire Bar Association (NHBA) is committed to keeping its staff, members, and the public safe.
Due to the rapidly evolving situation concerning COVID-19, the Executive Director has determined that operations at the NH Bar Center must convert primarily, but not exclusively, to remote work from home. The Bar Center will be closed to members as well as the public. All in-person CLEs and meetings will be postponed until at least May 4, 2020, when the situation will be reevaluated. Members are encouraged to utilize NHBA CLE online options found here.
The NHBA is actively tracking COVID-19 developments and public health recommendations regarding the outbreak and will adjust its operations accordingly. Therefore, we suggest you visit this page regularly.