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

13Mar, 19

Under New Hampshire law, commissions are part of the wages due a former employee.  The New Hampshire Supreme Court in the case of Bryan K. Galloway v. Chicago-Soft, Ltd. has stated that a person employed on a commission basis to solicit sales orders is entitled to her commission when the order is accepted by her employer.  Her entitlement to the commission is not affected ... more

27Feb, 19

Proving you are right does not put food on the table.  For employees who have been wronged by their employer, their supervisors, or co-workers, it may benefit them to speak with employment counsel as to a strategic plan to achieve both their personal short-term and long-term goals.  Employment situations, such as in the well-publicized Fred Fuller case, where there is egregious ... more

28Jan, 19

If you own real estate and want it to get into the hands of your loved one upon your death, there are a variety of ways to accomplish that goal.  Many people will simply transfer by deed the property what is called joint tenants with rights of survivorship.  Under New Hampshire law, any property transferred that way means the property half interest of the first owner to ... more