Family Lawyers for New Hampshire
While divorces used to be held in Superior Court, family lawyers in NH today appear in the Family Division t of the Circuit Court. The Family Division hears cases such as divorce, parenting petitions, restraining orders, delinquency petitions and abuse and neglect cases.
Generally speaking all of these matters begin with the filing of a petition. Family lawyers in NH and child custody lawyers in NH know exactly what forms to use. However, people without lawyers can get most of the necessary forms on the Family Division website.
Once you file a petition for divorce the other party is served. After that, the Court will schedule hearings, direct the parties to conduct discovery, order mediation, and ultimately trial if the case isn’t settled.
People often ask, who are the best family law attorneys in NH? Or, who are the best child custody lawyers in NH? Personality is an important factor and it is important to speak with a potential law firm carefully before retaining them. Cohen & Winters offers a free consultation to give potential clients a chance to see if we are a good fit before deciding whether to hire us.
Cohen & Winters are family lawyers in NH. We regularly appear in the various Family Divisions around the State, representing people in the following types of matters