New Hampshire Legal Assistance

Helping to balance the scales of justice for everyone since 1971.

Non-Profit Status


NHLA is a non-profit New Hampshire corporation and has been recognized by the Internal Revenue Service since 1971as a charitable tax-exempt organization. NHLA undergoes an annual audit by an independent auditor. Our most Form 990 (tax-exempt organization tax return) and audit report are linked below. NHLA also files annual reports with the Charitable Trust Division of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office.

NHLA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board meets five times per year and is responsible for setting NHLA's budget, hiring and annually evaluating the executive director, and determining overall strategy and policy for the organization. The Board operates through an active committee system, led by the Executive Committee (consisting of the Board's four officers), which meets monthly. The Finance and Audit Committee oversees development of NHLA’s budget and oversees the audit and drafting of the Form990.

NHLA Audit for 2022

NHLA Form 990 for 2021

NHLA Bylaws

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form - Board