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[caption id="attachment_2443" align="alignright" width="190"] Israel F. Piedra[/caption]Welts, White & Fontaine, PC attorney Israel Piedra has been named pro bono counsel to the New Hampshire Library Trustees Association (NHLTA), the group announced in its Winter 2016-17 newsletter. The NHLTA is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 1957. Its mission is to…

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The following are some frequently asked questions regarding legal appeals in New Hampshire: I lost my case.  How do I appeal? Typically, the first step in an appeal is to file a Motion for Reconsideration in the trial court within 10 days of the decision you are appealing.  This is…

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Until recently, the legality of ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft in New Hampshire depended on where in the state you were. Different regulations in different cities and towns made it difficult for rideshare drivers to determine whether they were taking a risk of being fined. Recognizing this problem and…

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Most personal injury claims are based on a legal concept known as “negligence.”  Negligence is a concept not defined by a state or federal statute, but by what’s known as the “common law”: essentially, legal principles developed through centuries of court decisions.  In short, negligence is the failure to use…

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[caption id="attachment_2443" align="alignright" width="190"] Israel F. Piedra[/caption]Welts, White & Fontaine attorney Israel Piedra was recently featured in a LawGuru.com article entitled “8 Things That Will Make You the Perfect Client.” According to its website, LawGuru “is one of the world’s most popular legal websites.” It is best known for a…

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...about the use of an irrevocable trust and qualifying for Medicaid. Many clients have legitimate concerns about the use of an irrevocable trust in their estate plans. In short, the use of irrevocable trusts should be used only in those situations in which the client is prepared to give up…

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