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8Apr, 19

Insurance companies generally provide lower premiums for an owner occupied house than a vacant house or a rented house. When it is owner occupied the insurance company envisions more care, whether it be checking on the boiler, preventing a fire, or clearing off the front steps to avoid a visitor's slip and fall.  Insurance companies require in applications that the insurer ... more

5Apr, 19

New Hampshire only has one appellate court, the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  The New Hampshire Supreme Court ("Supreme Court") hears appeals from all the state's lower court (Superior and District, Probate, and Family Divisions. If also hears appeals from administrative agencies such as:  Department of Labor and the Board of Tax and Land Appeals).  Absent certain exceptions, ... more

4Apr, 19

Claims against New Hampshire decedents are to be noticed upon the personal representative of an estate within six months and if the claim is not approved then the claim is to be brought against the estate within one year.  The idea is that you can't sue the decedent and it is appropriate to deal with the personal representative appointed by the court. Massachusetts has ... more

3Apr, 19

The New Hampshire Supreme Court ("Supreme Court") grants all litigants the right to seek an appeal from a decision issued by a trial court or administrative agency.  The majority of the appeals are called mandatory appeals.  A mandatory appeal is an appeal that the Supreme Court must accept and issue an order after reviewing the arguments raised by the appealing party. However, ... more