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In New Hampshire, the law and the courts expect parents to make decisions that are always in the best interests of their children, regardless of what the parents may think of one another. If you’re divorcing and have children here in the Granite State, you and your ex will be expected to come up with a parenting plan that will address many aspects, including but not limited to the following:co-parenting-300x179

In this blog we will cover each of these topics, but you should contact a trusted and experienced family attorney to learn about the other details of a parenting plan you will need to address.

Benefits of Co-Parenting in New Hampshire

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When insurance isn’t enough to cover compensatory damages, what do you do? This is a common concern for so many personal injury victims of serious accidents, whether caused by a car, truck, motorcycle, bike, or pedestrian. Insurance-Coverage-x-300x143

Serious injuries, like brain injuries or spinal cord injuries, usually translate into the need for serious compensation, which would cover all your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, among many other expenses and cost – both economic and non-economic.

Here’s an overview of the minimum insurance requirements in New Hampshire, which would be the least in compensation you can expect, and a brief discussion of your possible options if the at-fault party’s insurance does not fully cover your costs.

Minimum Insurance Requirements in New Hampshire

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Living in New Hampshire has a lot of benefits: breath-taking scenery, a sparsely populated state, and an unobtrusive government. Most New Hampshirites are fiercely proud of the “Live free or die” motto and are deeply invested in it, which is probably the reason why New Hampshire has some unique laws.

Even though driving while talking on a cell phone was finally banned in 2015, New Hampshire still does not require car passengers to wear a seatbelt or motorcyclists to wear a helmet. And drivers in New Hampshire are not required to purchase auto insurance if they have the financial means to cover medical bills or property damage caused by an accident.uninsured-1

Uninsured Drivers in New Hampshire

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As of October 8, 2019, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports over 1,200 lung injury cases associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping. Twenty-six people, from twenty-one different states, have died because they used e-cigarettes or vaping products. All this and the manufacturers of these products continue to profit seemingly without restraint.vaping-hoarding-300x169

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As the leaves are beginning to turn colors here in the Granite State, you might think about taking a drive through some of New Hampshire’s more scenic areas to enjoy the highlights of autumn. Driving along scenic highways can be beautiful, but it can also be dangerous if an animal suddenly darts out in front of your car, causing you to either swerve and crash into a tree or hitting the animal altogether. If you hit an animal on a New Hampshire road or highway, who is responsible for the damage to your car and any injuries you suffered from the accident?

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Wildlife Collisions

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Concord Police Lieutenant Sean Ford had a simple suggestion for an alleged DUI suspect his department recently arrested: “Make better choices.”

A Concord police officer stopped Matthew Miller, 28, near the state prison on North State Street in the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 10, 2019, for lane violations. After Miller failed a field sobriety test, he was taken to the Concord police station.https://www.nhlegalblog.com/files/2019/10/concordpolice.5d7bd8462d3aa-300x169.jpg

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A man who was critically injured in an accident on Sunday, August 4, 2019, will find himself facing serious criminal charges if and when he recovers and is released from the hospital. State police responded to the single-car accident, which happened on I-95 in Seabrook. Richard Beauregard’s 2018 Ford Explorer apparently left the road, traveled along an embankment in the center median, and then rolled over. No one else was involved or injured in the accident. A picture taken from the scene shows Beauregard’s vehicle as a crumpled, mangled mess.Drugged-Driving-300x155

In a 2015 report “Drug-Impaired Driving” released by the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, found that drugs were more common than alcohol in the systems of fatally injured drivers. Forty-three percent of those tested had drugs in their system, compared to 37% of fatally injured who had alcohol in their system.

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According to reports, police say that a Londonderry police officer of Amherst, New Hampshire, was charged in an alleged drunken driving crash that killed a Manchester woman late Friday night. The officer, identified as Tyler Berry, was charged Friday night for a crash that led to the death of the other driver, 21-year-old Sierra Croteau of Manchester, police said. Police arrested the man and charged him with felony aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol.wrongful-death-claim-img-300x148

The auto accident attorneys at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. provide information about wrongful death claims in the event that you lose a loved one in an accident.

What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

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Seventeen children from Massachusetts were taken to a hospital after a dump truck slammed into a pickup truck, which then hit the school bus they were riding in on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The accident happened on Route 28 near Lake Street in Salem, New Hampshire.accident-lawyer-300x156

The school bus was carrying 43 people at the time of the crash, including elementary-aged children and adult chaperones. The school bus was transporting the passengers on a field trip to a bowling alley.

Jeremy McNally, from Concord, was the driver of the dump truck. He was not injured in the accident, but the driver of the Nissan pickup truck McNally slammed into was also taken to the hospital. Police charged McNally with negligent driving. McNally tried to brake a little too late behind the pickup truck and school bus, which were stopped at a red light. The Salem Fire Department activated a level-two mass casualty event and brought in multiple resources to assist after the crash.

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In New Hampshire, child support orders can be modified to reduce or increase child support payments. There are two different situations when the parties subject to a child support order can request a modification. First, every three years the parties will automatically receive a notice informing them that they have the right at that time to request an adjustment. Second, you can request a modification when there is a substantial change in circumstances that makes the original order unfair.childsupport74-300x200

How Do I Show a Substantial Change in Circumstances?

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