Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Arson – Arson is knowingly starting a fire or causing an explosion which unlawfully damages the property of another. Read More »

Assault – Assault is an intentional attempt or threat to inflict injury upon a person, coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm, which creates a reasonable apprehension of bodily harm or offensive contact in another. Read More »

Burglary – Burglary is typically defined as the unlawful entry into almost any structure (not just a home or business) with the intent to commit any crime inside (not just theft/larceny). No physical breaking and entering is required; the offender may simply trespass through an open door. Read More »

Crimes Against Persons – Crimes against persons consist of a broad array of different types of offenses which usually involve bodily harm or a threat of bodily harm. Despite this similarity, the offenses have a number of key distinctions ranging from where they occur and who was victimized, to whether physical injury was involved. Read More »

Crimes Against Property – Property crimes include many common crimes relating to theft or destruction of someone else’s property. They can range from lower level offenses such as shoplifting or vandalism to high level felonies including armed robbery and arson. Read More »

DWI – When stopped by a police officer or state trooper, they must explain why they pulled the driver over. If assessment is being done for DWI (either roadside or back at the police station) they will offer sobriety tests. Read More »

Harassment – “Harassment” refers to a broad number of behaviors that are subject to both criminal punishment and civil liability. On the criminal side, states have a wide variety of criminal laws forbidding harassment in many forms, including general harassment crimes as well as specific forms of harassment, such as stalking and cyberstalking. Read More »

Hate Crimes – A Hate Crime is an offense motivated by racial, sexual, or other prejudice. More often than not, Hate Crimes usually involve violence. Read More »

Juvenile Delinquencies – In the State of New Hampshire, a delinquent is an individual aged 18 or under who commits the adult equivalent of a felony or misdemeanor. Read More »

Kidnapping / False Imprisonment – Under federal and state law, kidnapping is commonly defined as the taking of a person from one place to another against his or her will, or the confining of a person to a controlled space. Read More »

Marijuana Offenses – In New Hampshire, having even the smallest amount of marijuana is not permitted. Possession of any amount is a Class “A” misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000. Read More »

Motor Vehicle Violations – Most traffic tickets are “violation” level offenses — meaning they are are less severe than misdemeanor or felony crimes. This includes violations such as speeding, running a red light or driving with an expired or suspended license. Read More »

Robbery – Robbery involves the theft of property through the use of violence or intimidation. Read More »

Stalking – Stalking is the act of knowingly or recklessly engaging in a course of conduct targeted at a specific person which would cause a reasonable person to fear for their own personal/family safety. Read More »

Theft – The term theft is used widely to refer to crimes involving the taking of a person’s property without their permission. Read More »

Traffic Tickets – More than ninety percent of the people in this country over the age of sixteen are licensed to drive, and there is more than one car registered for each one of them. These figures translate into trillions of miles driven each year with millions of traffic infractions, making traffic control an issue of immense proportions. Read More »

Vandalism – Vandalism is an offense that occurs when a person destroys or defaces someone else’s property without permission. Effects of vandalism may include broken windows, graffiti, damage to vehicles, and even damage or destruction of a person’s website. Read More »

Family law

Domestic Charges – We handle all types of domestic related charges, including violation of protective orders, restraining orders, allegations of assault, harassment or stalking. Read More »

Domestic Violence – New Hampshire defines Domestic Violence as the act of one or more of eight (8) acts by a family, household member, or current or former sexual or intimate partner, determined to constitute a credible present threat to the petitioner’s safety. Read More »

Juvenile Delinquencies – In the State of New Hampshire, a delinquent is an individual aged 18 or under who commits the adult equivalent of a felony or misdemeanor. Read More »

Real Estate

Landlord / Tenant / Eviction – Landlords are not allowed to willfully violate the right the tenant has to a quiet enjoyment of the property they are renting. On the tenant’s end, they are not allowed to willfully damage the property of the landlord or prevent necessary repairs that need to be done. Read More »