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Places that Help: New Hampshire
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Below is a list of courthouses where you can file for a protection order. (If you want to file for custody, divorce, or anything else, you may want to call the courthouse to make sure that the court we have listed is the proper courthouse.) At the courthouse, the clerk will provide you with the forms that you need to file. If you need assistance filling out the forms, the clerk may be able to give basic instructions, but the clerk usually cannot help you decide what information to write or give you any sort of advice. You will also find links to online forms at our NH Download Court Forms page. For further help, you may want to reach out to a local domestic violence program or a legal services organization. You can find links to both types of organizations on our NH Places that Help page.
Ossipee District Court
96 Water Village Road- Box 2
Ossipee, NH 03864-0421
Jurisdiction: Towns of Ossipee, Tamworth, Freedom, Effingham, Wakefield, Wolfeboro, Brookfield, Tuftonboro, Moultonboro, and Sandwich.
Colebrook district court
17 Bridge Street
P.O. Box 5
Colebrook, NH 03576-0005
Jurisdiction: Towns of Colebrook, Pittsburg, Clarksville, Wentworth’s Location, Errol, Millsfield, Columbia, Stewartstown, and Stratford and the unincorporated places of Dix’s Grant, Atkinson & Gilmanton Academy Grant, Second College Grant, Dixville, Erving’s Location, and Odell. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to noon, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Concord district court
32 Clinton Street
P.O. Box 3420
Concord, NH 03302-3420
Jurisdiction: City of Concord, and the towns of Loudon, Canterbury, Dunbarton, Bow, Hopkinton, Pittsfield, Chichester, and Epsom. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to noon, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Jurisdiction: Towns of Berlin, Dummer, and Milan, the unincorporated places of Cambridge and Success, Gorham, Shelburne, Randolph, and the unincorporated places of Bean’s Purchase, Martin’s Location, Green’s Grant, Pinkham’s Grant, Sargent’s Purchase, Low & Burbank’s Grant, and Thompson & Meserve Purchase. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
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