Know the Laws: New Hampshire
UPDATED October 15, 2012
A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In New Hampshire, there are protective orders due to domestic violence and protective orders due to stalking, which are explained below.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from abuse by a current or former intimate partner, family or household member.
If you do not qualify for a domestic violence protective order, you may be able to get a stalking protective order.
Your NH protective order can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to NH or are going to be in NH for any reason, your protection or restraining order can be enforced.