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April 2013 Archives

Prescription painkillers are a gateway to heroin, say law enforcement experts

Recently in this blog, we reported on the rise in heroin use among teenagers who live in New Hampshire's seacoast community, noting multiple incidents that had occurred within a relatively short period of time.

Divorce is becoming more common among Baby Boomers, says study

In March 2012, Bowling Green State University released a reported entitled "The Gray Divorce Revolution," which examines trends among American couples ages 50 or older. The data reveals some interesting statistics - namely that the divorce rate among members of the Baby Boomer generation has grown significantly, doubling between 1990 and 2010.

Tips for creating a digital estate plan

For many people, planning a will and estate can be a daunting task, as it forces them to confront their own mortality. As difficult as it is, though, it's important for everyone - no matter what phase of life they are in - to keep these considerations in mind, as completing these documents can make the logistics of sorting out money and assets much easier for the loved ones they leave behind.

Common questions about workplace Injuries and Workers' Compensation

If you suffer an illness or injury while on the job in the state of New Hampshire, it's important to understand the rights that you're legally entitled to. Through workers' compensation insurance, your medical and rehabilitation costs and lost wages should be covered if necessary, regardless of who was at fault for the incident.

Pew Research Center: Majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana

Last month, we wrote about the New Hampshire House's vote of 286-64 in support of establishing a medical marijuana program in the Granite State. Next week, the Senate will hold a hearing to determine if the proposed bill - which would enable individuals who suffer from chronic or terminal illnesses to use the drug under a doctor's recommendation - will pass.

The New Hampshire Court System

If you'll be appearing in court for any reason, it's important that you prepare yourself as much as possible beforehand. Just as legal issues are complex and in many cases confusing, so is representing yourself in court, filing necessary documents and determining when and where you need to be.

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