May 25, 2018

Have I Been Charged With a Class A or Class B Misdemeanor?

NH Crimes – The way our state classifies crimes seems simple, but beneath the surface lie some traps for the unwary. Generally, there are felonies and misdemeanors. (I would list “violations” but those are not considered “crimes” in New Hampshire.) …

Apr 19, 2018

What Are the Marijuana Laws in New Hampshire?

Marijuana in NH – The shape of New Hampshire resembles a crudely-drawn triangle. It shares two long borders on its east and west ends with Maine and Vermont, as well as a relatively shorter border with Massachusetts. Being next to …

Sep 21, 2017

What Does New Hampshire’s Decriminalization of Marijuana Mean?

NH Decriminalization – Starting Saturday, September 16, 2017, possession by adults of three-quarters of an ounce or less of marijuana or 5 grams or less of hashish is no longer a crime.  Instead, possession of this personal use amount of …

Jun 06, 2017

If the Police Call or Drop By and Say They’d Like to Speak With Your Son – or Daughter

NH Criminal Defense – We all try to be good parents and to set a proper example for our kids. Most people have the instinct to do what they are asked to do by police officers. Our society places a …

Jun 05, 2017

If I’m Arrested, Should I Answer Questions?

NH Arrest – You should not agree to be interviewed by the police if you are suspected of a crime or if you have been arrested.  In either case, you should consult with an experienced and qualified criminal defense lawyer.  …

Oct 19, 2016

The Use of Electronic Devices While Driving

NH Use of Electronic Devices – As reported on October 2, 2016, by the Union Leader, data collected by the Department of Safety has demonstrated that the manual use of electronic devices caused 103 crashes from the time the hands-free …

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