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January 2013 Archives

Divorce rates widely varied in New Hampshire, overall above region's average

In a rare departure from the rest of New England, New Hampshire overall has a higher divorce rate than the rest of our northerly region. In the Granite State, 11.6 residents are divorced for every 1,000 individuals. However, the average rate for the region is around 7, depending on whether you're a man or woman.

The basics of possession, distribution and cultivation of marijuana in New Hampshire

As it stands, New Hampshire's legal doctrine on marijuana is much harsher than in the surrounding area. Though it's likely that within the next few years, penalties will be reduced thanks to rapidly changing public opinion and the front line of states that are decriminalizing and even legalizing the substance, residents of the Granite State should carefully weigh the consequences of smoking pot given the current circumstances.

What should I do if I'm injured in a slip and fall accident?

If you slip and fall, no matter where you are, there are a few things you should do in order to enable you to mount a case against the property owner, should you choose to. Often, if you've just fallen it may not seem as though your injury is terribly severe - only to find out days or weeks later that you will require thousands of dollars in medical care, physical therapy or surgery.

Former Manchester police officer pleads not guilty in DWI case

In mid-October, David Connare, then an officer on the Manchester police force and the president of the Manchester Police Patrolman's Association, was involved in a collision on I-93. He was off-duty at the time, but a Hudson woman was seriously injured in the crash.

Poor-quality surveillance videos land numerous individuals in trouble with the law

Anyone who has watched the evening news knows that surveillance videos captured at crime scenes have become a highly publicized affair. Despite fragmented imagery, wide focus and altogether low pixel density, these recordings of crimes are broadcast throughout the state each day.

How to prepare for court: Organize your paperwork

Even those who have never attended a court proceeding know how much paperwork is involved with legal cases. In New Hampshire, if you will be appearing in court, you should be sure to have all your ducks in a row, so to speak, before you arrive on the day of your hearing.

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