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13Sep, 17

One way for a business to protect its competitive edge is to take steps to prevent former employees from using confidential and proprietary information and good will in competition against the company through a non-disclosure, non-solicitation and non-compete agreements with their employees.  New Hampshire courts will generally enforce an agreement’s: (i) nondisclosure provision ... more

7Sep, 17

Under New Hampshire law, to obtain property by adverse possession the adverse possessor must show 20 years of continuous, open, and uninterrupted use of the property in question. The adverse possession clock can be stopped by the record owner in two circumstances.  First, the record owner can give permission to the adverse possessor to continue using the property.  Once ... more

16Aug, 17

On August 15, 2017, the New Hampshire Supreme Court in the case of Dow and Dow held that, for calculating an alimony award, income may be imputed to both the paying spouse and the recipient spouse.  In Dow, the parties’ divorce decree did not award either party alimony, although the Court found the wife had a need for alimony.  After the divorce, the husband ... more