Archive for November, 2014

26Nov, 14

It is not uncommon in restaurants for the wait and bus staff, bartenders, and other employees to share tips; however, New Hampshire has a specific rule in regards to same. The current rule in statute NH RSA 279:269-b states that tips are wages and property of the employee receiving the tip. Any tip-pooling or sharing ... more

21Nov, 14

In the recent case of In re: Yaman, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued a lengthy opinion discussing the process to registering a foreign divorce decree in New Hampshire. A foreign divorce decree is only effective in the state or country in which it is issued. It is not effective outside of the state or ... more

4Nov, 14

Under New Hampshire law, the court’s power to award alimony is derived solely from statute. A court has no independent ability to make an alimony award, except as is outlined by the alimony statute. In accordance with the relevant statutory provisions, a court must find, prior to making an alimony award, that one party has ... more