Legal Information: New Hampshire

Know the Laws

Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.

Information about protective orders due to domestic violence and due to stalking, as well as moving with a protective order.

General information about custody in New Hampshire.

Custody and kidnapping are complicated and it is important to try to find an experienced lawyer to help you with your case. The terms used on this page are defined generally, and may have different meanings in your state.  For information about your state's laws and advice on your specific situation, please talk to a lawyer with experience in custody and parental kidnapping issues.

Basic information about divorce in New Hampshire.

Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in New Hampshire and victim assistance programs.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it may be illegal for the abuser to buy or have a gun.

You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.