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NH Supreme Court rules to protect tenants' rights

Posted Aug 12, 2020

The state Supreme Court ruled on August 11 that landlords are required to provide correct eviction notices. notices which inform tenants of their right to stay in their home while they dispute an eviction in court. This victory for tenants’ rights began with an emergency call for help to the Leg ...read more

Training for service providers: How legal aid can help

Posted Aug 10, 2020

One-hour training for service providers: How legal aid can help, and how to reach usLegal aid can prevent homelessness and preserve life-saving economic stability through benefits. Learn how, and how to reach us when your clients need us, in this free one-hour session featuring Elliott Berry an ...read more

NHLA Community Guidance for COVID 19 crisis

Posted Aug 10, 2020

First published March 19, 2020
NHLA offices are closed to the public during the COVID19 health crisis, but our staff members are working, representing current clients, evaluating applications for new clients, monitoring the on-going and ever-changing landscape of benefits to help people facin ...read more

Help us improve civil legal aid in New Hampshire

Posted Jun 09, 2020

With a goal of closing the justice gap for the most vulnerable Granite Staters, the Access to Justice Commission is seeking input from service providers who work directly with clients who are over 60, have disabilities, and/or are low-income. This 16-question needs assessment asks about client ...read more