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alcohol classes in New Hampshire

Which alcohol classes do I need to take in New Hampshire if I get a DUI/DWI?

August 2, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

According to CDC research, 130 million Americans drink and drive at least once a year. Every year, nearly one million people are detained for driving under the influence. In addition, every day, about 30 people are killed in drunk driving accidents. Following a DUI conviction in New Hampshire, individuals convicted of impaired driving/boating offenses are required to participate in a...

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criminal record laws in New Hampshire

Can my previous record be used against me at trial in New Hampshire?

June 23, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

Prior convictions cannot usually be used to prove a defendant’s guilt or proclivity to conduct crimes. Still, they can sometimes be used to call into question the veracity or reliability of the defendant’s testimony. The credibility of any witness, including a defendant, is called into question when he or she testifies in a New Hampshire court. The fact-finder (whether a...

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What if Medicare pays for my medical bills while I am waiting for my claim to settle?

What if Medicare pays for my medical bills while I am waiting for my claim to settle?

June 23, 2021 by 1 Comment

A common question we hear during an injury case is do I have to pay medicare back after a personal injury settlement? Medicare is a government-run health care program that primarily benefits people over the age of 65. After an accident, Medicare will pay for medical bills. However, if the recipient receives a personal injury settlement or court award, Medicare...

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What if the victim wants to drop the charges, but the prosecutor won’t do it?

May 18, 2021 by 10 Comments

What if the victim wants to drop the charges, but the prosecutor won’t do it? Consider the following scenario: the defendant seriously injured his spouse by punching, kicking, or choking her. The spouse or someone she knows (family, friends, neighbors, etc.) has reported the incident to the police. The cops show up and begin gathering evidence in preparation for a...

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Is it better to have a divorce lawyer who is the same or different gender than me?

May 8, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

Is it better to have a divorce lawyer who is the same or different gender than me? Clients frequently request that a divorce lawyer of a specific gender represent them. Some women, for example, may think that having a female legal adviser will help their lawyer understand their situation better. That is unquestionably an important factor to consider. The client...

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