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Finance Committee

Andrew Winters appointed to New Hampshire Bar Association Finance Committee

August 16, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

The New Hampshire Bar Association appointed Attorney Andrew Winters to serve on its Finance Committee for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The purpose of the Committee is to recommend a budget. The Board of Governors votes on the budget at its annual May meeting. The Bar projects the budget to be about $3.5 million. The Finance Committee Committee will meet only occasionally in...

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9 Things to do Before Filing for Divorce

9 Things to Do Before Filing for Divorce

June 13, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

Thinking about filing for divorce but overwhelmed by a daunting process? Being prepared is key. Every situation is different. From our experience, however, there are things that come up in a divorce that a little preparation may help avoid. Here are 9 great tips for what to do before filing for divorce: 1.Maintain Your Lifestyle and Spending Patterns After a...

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Medical Bills After a Car Accident

April 14, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

Many people wonder how to pay for medical bills after a car accident. Should it be health insurance, car insurance, or the other driver’s insurance? Or should you just wait until the other driver’s insurance company finally pays before paying the medical bills? These are complicated questions and the right answer can vary by case. Medical Payments Coverage Medical payments...

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Opinion Testimony is Very Limited

March 14, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

People often ask, what evidence is allowed in court? Witnesses can generally testify about what they personally saw or heard. When it comes to their opinions, however, the rules are very strict. A recent New Hampshire Supreme Court decision illustrates this point well. Mother as a Witness The prosecutor charged the defendant, Richard Waite, with multiple counts of sexually abusing...

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Child Support Is Not Automatically Reduced When One of Multiple Children Reaches Majority

February 15, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

Wendy and Michael White divorced in 2003. The judge ordered Michael to pay child support for their two children. Their older child was 18 and graduated high school in 2014. By New Hampshire law, therefore, there was no longer a support obligation for the older child after he graduated. If there was only child, Michael’s payments would stop automatically. But...

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No Contact Orders

No Contact Orders As Part Of Restraining Orders And Bail Conditions

January 3, 2018 by Leave your thoughts

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 against him. Attorney Gallant was...

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