Jun 07, 2017

When Can the Police Wiretap a Phone?

For years New Hampshire has had a law regulating wiretaps and eavesdropping on the books.  Under RSA 570-A, you cannot record a call without permission from the other person.  Some other states allow one party alone to record or listen …

Nov 04, 2016

How To Protect Your Property Against Prescriptive Easements

Do you have a neighbor who regularly crosses your property for some reason, or perhaps does something such as park his car on your property?  Do you worry about the impact such a use may have on your property rights?  …

Nov 01, 2016

How to Protect Yourself Using the Fair Credit Reporting Act?

The “Big 3” credit reporting agencies—Equifax, Experian and Trans Union—hold tremendous power over our lives.  Our credit reports influence our abilities to get mortgages, loans and jobs. You should therefore regularly obtain copies of your credit reports, and you should …

Apr 07, 2016

Wrongs Without Remedies: The Increasing Problem of Immunity in New Hampshire

In a classic scene at the end of Lethal Weapon 2, the villain who has spent the preceding two (2) hours of the movie perpetrating breathtaking acts of carnage waves a card and sneers, “Diplomatic immunity!”  Danny Glover fixes his …

Sep 04, 2015

Owed Overtime: It Depends On If You Are An Employee Or Not

New Hampshire Overtime – Seven technicians sued DIRECTV alleging that they are joint employees of DIRECTV and its service provider, Multiband, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). They routinely worked more than 40 hours a week, but were not …

Jun 26, 2015

What Federal Laws Protect Against Pregnancy Discrimination – Part II

The federal laws which prohibit pregnancy discrimination and provide for disability and parenting leaves are Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which includes the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, (see section 2000e(k) of the law for the …

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