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Victory in the NH Supreme Court for Domestic Violence Survivors

Posted Jul 16, 2021

Domestic violence survivors received a significant legal victory earlier this week when the New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld a domestic violence final order of protection for a client of New Hampshire Legal Assistance. Chief Justice Gordon MacDonald, writing for a unanimous court, agreed with NHL ...read more

NHLA Statement on June 24, 2021 extension of eviction moratorium

Posted Jun 24, 2021

Statement from Elliott Berry, Co-Director of the NHLA Housing Justice Project:  "This extension can be a tremendous benefit to both tenants and landlords by providing more time for tenants to apply for emergency rental assistance. The program has already sent millions of dollars to landlords, ...read more

Domestic Violence and the LGBTQIA Community - Statistics and Helpful Resources

Posted Jun 24, 2021

NHLA strives to be a safe and welcoming organization for individuals of all orientations and identities, year-round. We are committed to increasing access to legal services for members of the LGBTQIA community who have been victims of discrimination and domestic and sexual violence. According to th ...read more

Four New Interns Join NHLA for the Summer

Posted Jun 23, 2021

New Hampshire Legal Assistance recently welcomed four new interns for the summer! They will spend the next few months in NHLA offices across the state, working closely with advocates in and out of the courtroom. In between orientation and getting right to work, they each took a moment to introduce t ...read more