Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

New Hampshire Hit and Run Laws

Under New Hampshire code section 264:25, leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage is a misdemeanor. If anyone dies or suffers a serious injury, a hit-and-run escalates into a felony. Quick take: leaving the scene of an accident in New Hampshire If the accident results in death or injury, filing a false police … Read more

New Hampshire Sexting Laws

New Hampshire does not have a specific law on sexting. Instead, the state has child pornography laws, harassment laws, and solicitation laws -all of which- prosecutors may use to charge anyone who contacts a minor using an electronic device. Quick take: Teens accused of creating and disseminating child pornography may face charges in adult court. … Read more

New Hampshire Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblowers laws of New Hampshire

A Summary of New Hampshire Whistleblower Laws Employees in New Hampshire can be discharged from work for any reason or no reason under what is known as the employment-at-will doctrine. However, employees can still seek protection through the state’s statutory and common law protections. Statutory protections are laws that are enacted by the state’s legislature … Read more

New Hampshire Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws as they apply to the state of New Hampshire

Everything you need to know about New Hampshire child support laws, updated for 2020. New Hampshire child support laws work under the assumption that upkeep is the responsibility of both parents, whether married on unmarried. That means if your child lives in a different household or state, the law requires you to honor your monthly … Read more

New Hampshire Car Seat Laws

A Summary of New Hampshire Car Seat Laws

A Summary of Child Car Seat Laws in New Hampshire Rear-facing seats should be used from birth until at least the age of 2 or until the maximum weight and height limits have been exceeded. Children can transition to forward-facing seats once they outgrow the rear-facing seat requirements. The law requires children under age 6 … Read more

New Hampshire Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations NH- Summary New Hampshire’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of … Read more

New Hampshire Recording Laws

New Hampshire Recording Law Summary: New Hampshire recording law stipulates that it is a two-party consent state. In New Hampshire, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record communications, whether they’re wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of everyone taking part in the conversation. This means that in New Hampshire you … Read more