Legal Help

New Hampshire Law Library

The New Hampshire Law Library is the only public Law Library in the State of New Hampshire. Its mission is to advance the administration of justice by providing legal information and related services to the judicial, legislative, and executive branches of government, the legal communities of New Hampshire, and the people of the State.

New Hampshire Legal Assistance

Offers their clients high-quality civil legal aid to address the legal problems that affect their daily survival and most basic needs. These services range from simple legal information and advice to vigorous and thorough representation in all of New Hampshire's courts and before many of the local, state and federal agencies which play large roles in their lives. In providing legal services to the poor, NHLA helps ensure the legal system provides the fairness and justice that all New Hampshire residents deserve. 

603 Legal Aid

603 Legal Aid gives free legal services to people who qualify. If you do not qualify, you may still be able to get help for a reduced fee or from a lawyer who can help you with parts of your case for free. 603 Legal Aid screens applicants, provide advice over the telephone, makes referrals to private attorney volunteers, and makes referrals to other programs.

NH Legal Aid

Helps low-income people find free legal help for their problems in New Hampshire. They offer information, advice, legal representation, or referral to the right source of help to those who qualify for services. This website is a cooperative effort of 5 New Hampshire Legal Services. It also provides a variety of self help guides.

New Hampshire Public Defender

The New Hampshire Public Defender is a private, nonprofit corporation created in 1972 to give New Hampshire a cost-effective means of providing high-quality, reliable representation to indigent defendants. The Program’s attorneys serve clients facing criminal and delinquency prosecution who cannot afford to retain private counsel.

New Hampshire Law Library Legal Links

This includes:

  • New Hampshire constitution

  • Executive Branch

    • State Agencies​

    • Governor and Council

    • Attorney General

    • Secretary of State

  • Legislative Branch

    • Bills​

    • Calendars & Journals

    • Session laws

    • General Court's Website and more

  • Judicial Branch

    • Forms​

    • Judges

    • Attorneys

    • New Hampshire Judicial Branch homepage and more

Legal Guides prepared by the N.H. Law Library

The New Hampshire Law Library offers guides on common legal questions.  Currently, there are almost 100 guides on a wide variety of topics including:

  • Divorce

    • Alimony
    • Child custody​
    • Child support
    • Divorce certificates and divorce decrees
    • Emancipation of minors
    • Grandparents visitation
  • Driving and road laws

  • Identity theft

  • Renting issues

    • Landlords and tenants​

    • Rent increases

    • Rent withholding

    • Residential evections

    • Security Deposits

    • Tenants: Getting your Stuff back

  • Shoveling sidewalks​

  • Small Claims Court

  • Stalking

This is a partial list of the topics available. 

For a complete list, visit here.

Disability Rights Center NH

Advocates for the legal rights of people with disabilites.

Revised Statutes Online

The Revised Statutes Online is the online version of New Hampshire's statutory code. The Revised Statutes Online has the same text as the print versions but does not have case annotations or other legal research aids. Search by keyword or browse the titles and chapters.

New Hampshire State Agencies

New Hampshire state government agencies listed alphabetically.

General Links

This includes: