What to do when you are hurt by a driver who doesn’t have enough insurance?
When do you need UM Coverage? Today I’d like to talk to you a little bit about what they call “UM coverage” otherwise know as underinsured or uninsured motorist coverage. Let’s say that you’ve been in a collision and you’ve been injured and you’re getting treatment from a doctor, you were taken to the emergency […]
Can You Adopt an Adult?
Adoption Generally In New Hampshire adoptions are governed by statute. When we think of adoption, we usually think of children being adopted, however adults may also wish to become adopted in certain circumstances. One example would be someone who was raised by someone who is not their biological parent and who wishes to formalize that […]
No Contact Orders As Part Of Restraining Orders And Bail Conditions
ATTORNEY CRIMINALLY CHARGED In the opinion of Gallant’s Case, issued December 29, 2017, the New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld the suspension of Attorney John F. Gallant from the practice of law. The case demonstrates the intersection between family law and criminal law. Attorney Gallant represented his former law partner whose ex-girlfriend obtained a restraining order […]
A Case Concerning Pretrial Credit
Pretrial Credit Case In the recently issued opinion of State v Theo Bosa the New Hampshire Supreme Court had occasion to clarify how pretrial credit should be calculated when a defendant has charges pending in different courts. Theo Bosa was charged with a felony level assault of his girlfriend in Superior Court. He also had […]
How many DWI/DUIs do you see?
On August 1st, 2017 the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion reversing and vacating, in part, two convictions for aggravated driving while intoxicated (DWI) for James Fogg. Mr. Fogg was operating his vehicle in Concord while under the influence of drugs. He crashed into another vehicle causing serious bodily injury to both occupants. The […]