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What is the Difference Between a Flat Fee and an Hourly Fee in Criminal Cases?

What is the Difference Between a Flat Fee and an Hourly Fee in Criminal Cases?

Flat Fee and an Hourly Fee in Criminal Cases? When facing criminal charges, one of the most critical decisions you will make is hiring the right attorney to represent you. As you navigate this process, you’ll encounter different fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services. The two primary methods are flat fees […]

If I live In Another State Can I Get My Probation Transferred?

If I live In Another State Can I Get My Probation Transferred?

Navigating the legal system can be complex, especially when dealing with probation requirements. If you are currently on probation in New Hampshire but need to move to another state, you might wonder whether it’s possible to transfer your probation. The good news is that probation transfers are possible, although far from a guarantee. Transfers involve […]

Police Searched My Car But I Haven’t Been Arrested, What Should I Do?

Police Searched My Car But I Haven't Been Arrested, What Should I Do?

Can Police Search My Car Without a Warrant? When the police search your vehicle in New Hampshire without placing you under arrest, it can be a perplexing and anxiety-inducing experience. It’s essential to understand your rights, potential implications, and the steps you should consider taking following the search. Understanding Your Rights and the Law Under […]

What if the jury can’t reach a unanimous verdict?

What if the jury can't reach a unanimous verdict?

What if the jury can’t reach a unanimous verdict? When the jury in a criminal trial cannot reach a unanimous verdict, this situation is often referred to as a “hung jury.” It is considered a type of mistrial, which refers to any trial that cannot be completed. The legal implications and procedures following a hung […]

New Hampshire’s Legal Shift: Understanding the Repeal of “Felonies First”

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The Rise and Fall of “Felonies First” Understanding the Repeal of “Felonies First”. In 2016, New Hampshire embarked on a judicial experiment known as “Felonies First,” a program that aimed to revolutionize the way felony cases were handled in the state’s judicial system. The idea was straightforward: initiate felony cases directly in superior court, bypassing […]

What does a suspended sentence with conditions mean?

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On a daily basis, our team is asked about the intricacies of the legal system. One of the most common questions our criminal defense attorneys get is about the concept of a suspended sentence with conditions. Navigating the criminal justice system can be daunting, however, our goal is to clarify legal processes and terms for […]

Can I be arrested if I have a warrant from a different state?

Can I be arrested if I have a warrant from a different state?

Warrants, whether issued for an arrest or search, are legal orders issued by a court that authorize law enforcement to take specific actions. These warrants are typically issued within the jurisdiction of the court. But what happens if you have an active warrant from a different state? Can you be arrested outside that state’s borders? […]

If I’m Convicted of a Crime, Can I Travel to Canada?

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Traveling internationally after a criminal conviction presents unique challenges, and Canada is no exception. Canada has strict policies regarding the admittance of foreign nationals with criminal records, making it important for New Hampshire residents to be aware of these stipulations. If you’ve been convicted of a crime, it’s important to understand how it may impact […]

How do I handle being opposed by the other side’s lawyer?

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Navigating the legal world is is scary. It’s not something you’d want to embark on without the right tools and expertise. Here, at our law firm in New Hampshire, we often assist clients who ask: “How should I handle myself when faced with opposition from the other side’s lawyer?” 1. Recognize the Role of the […]

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