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Emergency Order #11 permits notarial officers to perform secure, online notarization of legal documents. The order creates an exception to the requirement that the signatory personally appear before the notarial officer. A notarial officer can now witness an act through video conference or other electronic means, where the signatory is…

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You may think that obtaining a civil judgment against someone means they will pay you. Respectfully, think again. The judgment only means they owe you the amount of the judgment. Then the hard work really begins: collecting. New Hampshire law allows thirty (30) days for a judgment debtor to pay…

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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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