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 […]

Understanding “Alternative Theories” of the Same Charge

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You may have come across the phrase “alternative theories” concerning a particular court case. It’s a term that may sound complex, but as a law firm in New Hampshire, we’re here to break it down for you, ensuring you understand the implications and applications within our state. What are Alternative Theories? At its core, the […]

What should I do if the police are asking me to cooperate against a friend?

What Should I Do If The Police Are Asking Me To Cooperate Against A Friend?

The Police Are Asking Me To Cooperate Against A Friend Sometimes, after arresting, or even before arresting a suspect, the police or prosecutor may suggest that they cooperate with the authorities against another target. This police tactic is most commonly associated with drug cases but it can come up in any kind of investigation. The […]

New Hampshire Cyber Flashing Laws

New Hampshire Cyber Flashing Laws In a previous blog post we talked about New Hampshire Senate Bill 306. It’s one of many new laws that went into effect on January first. Another law, a so-called “cyber flashing” law, also went into effect. This law updates New Hampshire’s indecent exposure law to include the transmission or […]

Can I be found guilty based on just one witness with no other evidence?

Can I be found guilty based on just one witness with no other evidence? The short answer is, possibly. We never commit to a client or prospective client what might happen with their case. However, we can present to you what might happen in general. Before we dive into whether you can be found guilty […]

Self-Defense In New Hampshire

One of those most common terms thrown around in the legal world is “self-defense” The definition of self-defense, how and when that definition can be influenced, and the nuances of defending someone claiming self-defense are vast. It’s important that anyone claiming “self-defense” understand what the self-defense laws are in New Hampshire and what the likelihood […]

What is drug court?

What Are Drug Courts? Drug courts are an innovative and practical way to deal with drug usage in the criminal justice system. Drug courts, as the name suggests, are designed exclusively for those with substance use disorders. Either instead of serving a jail sentence, or as part of a reduced sentence, these court programs allow […]

What do I do if a police officer is stalking me?

Being stalked or assaulted by anyone is a terrifying experience; being stalked or assaulted by a cop must be even more terrifying. Officers have ready access to many information, tracking technologies, and guns, to name a few things. Where do you turn for help when the people who are supposed to protect you are the […]

What should I do if the police call and tell me they have an arrest warrant for me?

A police officer requests that a judge sign an arrest warrant after preparing a sworn statement of allegations against you that the officer believes proves you committed a crime. It’s critical to understand that our criminal justice system is adversarial. meaning that once the police and prosecutors believe there is evidence of a crime, it […]

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