Filing a protective order (209A) can be a scary time. Maybe you aren't sure where you will go. Maybe you have children to consider. Perhaps your family is not as supportive or available as you need. There are places and ways to get help so that you are not...
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The year 2020 is now behind us but in many ways, we are still living through a full scale pandemic. COVID-19 hit this world and affected us in a large number of ways we did not expect. For many, being forced to stay in their homes, brought on anxiety, depression...
For my New Hampshire clients, here’s the update: Currently, the Courts are closed. You may not go to the court, but the Family Division is conducting some of the court's business behind closed doors. Here’s what to expect: In an emergency situation, you will...
Q: Can I hire a lawyer during COVID-19 with the courts being closed? Can they still work on my family law related case? A: Even if the court is closed, having an attorney assist you is so important. Most importantly, you should not go through this alone. Having...
Update: if you have not watched Netflix’s “How to Fix a Drug Scandal”, we recommend you do so. It discusses this case and the Sonja Farak case. If you feel you have been impacted by either of these, please contact us. By now I am sure that a lot of you have heard...
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Christine represented me through a complicated divorce case involving multiple young children. From the beginning, until ultimate resolution, Christine excelled in every area that mattered. She possesses an uncommon level of dedication, commitment, and knowledge of applicable law. In my experience, her honesty and candour starkly distinguish her from many others in the field. […]
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