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NH House Passes HB 1476 Seeking to Reverse Bail Reform

In March, 2022, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed HB 1476 intended to peel back bail reform passed just more than three years ago. In 2019, the legislature passed bail reform that eliminated cash bail for those accused of class B misd… Read More
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Attorneys Reis & O'Keefe present at NH Public Defender Training

February 18, 2022: Attorneys Reis & O’Keefe presented to all NH Public Defenders on the topic of restitution. The lawyers had some great questions and it was a privilege for us to present. Frequently, restitution is required from those who… Read More
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What is the difference between criminal recklessness and negligence? 

N.H. Supreme Court Analysis of Criminal Recklessness and Negligence There are four common criminal mental states: purposely, knowingly, recklessly, and negligently. Deciding whether the State has proven the alleged mental state is often more difficul… Read More
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One Year Later: New Hampshire's New 2019 Laws

As we began December 2019 with a New Hampshire snowstorm, let’s examine some of the laws that were new to the Granite state this year. The most pertinent new law to most citizens of the Granite State prohibited slow drivers from the left lane on hi… Read More
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The Criminal Process in N…

The Criminal Process in New Hampshire

Offense Categories In New Hampshire, most offenses are grouped into broad categories that are distinguished by the maximum penalty that may be imposed upon conviction. Violations, which are non-criminal in nature, are punishable by up to a $1000.00 f… Read More
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