NH Supreme Court Opinion on Jurisdiction in Partition Action

In David Loik v. Gloria Loik, the NH Supreme Court (MacDonald, J.) held that the Circuit Court, rather than the Superior Court, had subject matter jurisdiction over an action for partition of real estate, reasoning that certain post-divorce disputes involving the parties then pending in the Circuit Court – Family Division constituted “relating pending matter[s]” […]

Article on No-Contest Provisions

I recently published the following article in the Union Leader on the subject of no-contest clauses in estate plans: Know the Law: What No-Contest Provisions in an Estate Plan Mean for You Q: My mother’s estate planning documents contain something called “no-contest” provisions. What are these and how do they affect me? A: No-contest provisions, […]

Upcoming Seminar

We are very pleased to announce that we will be speaking on probate litigation issues at an upcoming seminar Estate Administration From Start to Finish sponsored by the National Business Institute.  The program will be offered twice: April 28 in Portsmouth at which Alexandra will present and April 30 in Manchester at which Andrea will present.  […]

NH’s Updated Power of Attorney Statute

Power of attorney accounting actions are among the most common types of litigation in our practice.  Effective January 1, 2018, New Hampshire adopted a new statute that made some significant changes and refinements to the law.  Here is a recent article in the “Know the Law” series of the Union Leader that discusses the new law.