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How to Prepare for the Final Hearing in a Family Law Case

Family law cases are the most contested cases; and how could they not be? I practice family law because I think it is the most important legal field.  Children and relationships are the bedrock foundations on which we build our entire lives. This article will guide you through the process of a case to final [..]

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What to do if you are pulled over for DUI

I am a DUI lawyer. I defend people accused of driving drunk. Whether you are guilty or innocent, if they want to lock you up, it is up to the State to prove their case BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT! If you follow the advice in this post, and contact us in the event of an [..]

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Best Tips From a Car Accident Attorney: What to do after a car crash

Getting injured in a car accident can be a frightening and stressful experience. However, when you are involved in an accident there are some important steps to remember; here are the best tips from our New Hampshire accident lawyer.  The following seven points will help you protect yourself and your interests after a crash. Preserve the [..]

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FLAT FEES: A General Outline of a Family Law Case

As a family law practitioner, nearly all of my clients ask me two questions during their initial consults: “What is going to happen in my case, once it is filed?” and, “How much is my case going to cost me in attorney’s fees?” While family law cases generally follow a track through the court system, [..]

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NEW LAWS: 12 New Hampshire Laws for 2016

The New Hampshire legislature is always working hard to clarify, refine and correct our existing laws. Even as you read this, they are working on new laws for 2016. The following list of selected new laws were all created in 2015. Some became effective last year, while others just went into effect for January 01, [..]

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DUI Hardship License Finally Available In New Hampshire In 2016

Joining Maine and Massachusetts, New Hampshire will update its drunk driving laws and allow the opportunity for first time DUI offenders to drive again starting in January 2016. A hardship license may also be known as a “Cinderella license” because in other states, they might expire at midnight; or a work license due to their [..]

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DIVORCE: Can you cancel it? Probably not in New Hampshire.

Sometimes, divorce isn’t the end-all, be-all for a couple. A 2011 study by the University of Minnesota found that, out of 2,500 divorcing couples surveyed, about 45% of the couples had one or more partners hoping that the marriage might be saved, or that the couple could reconcile. Men were, overall, more interested than women [..]

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Mortgage Closing Costs and Closing Your Home Loan

When you purchase a home, you may be wondering about closing costs. What are the home closing costs? Who is charging these fees? When will I find out how much they are? How do I find a closing attorney? When you close with us, we are here for you every step of the way, and [..]

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A brief history of the firm and what we offer.

Welcome to the website and “blog” of Associated Attorneys of New England. For our first post, I want to introduce you to the firm, how it came to be, and what we can do for you. In The Beginning: Several years ago, I started Skinner Law PLLC serving the needs of New Hampshire and Massachusetts [..]

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