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Crossover Report 2018

Posted Mar 30, 2018

March 22 marked crossover, the day when all bills still under consideration in the New Hampshire Legislature cross from one chamber to the other.  NHLA advocates across all practice areas have been involved with various legislation that could harm – or help – low-income residents in New Ham more

Fair Housing conference on the rights of long-term care residents

Posted Mar 26, 2018

New Hampshire Legal Assistance, NH Housing Finance Authority and Hanover Hill Health Care Center are sponsoring a fair housing conference, Civil Rights and Resources for Residents of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, on Tuesday, April 24.

The free conference is designed for f more

House bill would help elder victims of financial abuse

Posted Mar 23, 2018

By Max Sullivan  Seacoast Online
CONCORD -- A state House bill could expedite the process for elderly and disabled people to acquire relief from financial exploiters, its crafters using the state’s existing domestic violence protective order process as the blueprint. The bill, HB 180 more

Program Update: Domestic Violence Advocacy

Posted Mar 08, 2018

In our regular series of updates from our project areas, here is some news from the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project Director, Erin Jasina: 2017 was a busy year for NHLA’s Domestic Violence Advocacy Project (DVAP). We hired three new staff attorneys: Two of those attorneys assist victi more