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Legal Information: New Hampshire
Updated: February 10, 2020
How long does a stalking protective order last? Can it be extended?
A final staking protection order can last for up to one year. You can file a motion to extend it and if you can prove that there is “good cause” to extend it, the judge can extend it for one year. However, after that first one year-extension, you can file to extend it again for up to 5 years per extension.1
1 N.H. Rev. Stat. § 633:3-a(III-c)
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