This page explains basic principles of divorce law in NH.

This paper helps fill that gap by analyzing data from two surveys: a study of 526 dating couples at a large midwestern university, and a study of a national probability sample of 5005 married and 237 cohabiting couples.

The results show that cohabiting couples have a higher rate of assault than dating and married couples.

Also, these principles will help you understand what the attorney on the other side is doing. How long a divorce takes will depend on how many issues need to be resolved, whether or not the parties can agree on any/all issues, and where the case is filed - some courts are busier than others.

New Hampshire is technically a "no-fault" divorce state.

This includes assets and debts that are in one person’s name or in both names.

New Hampshire law requires that all divorce decrees include an equitable division of property.There are also specific pleading and process requirements for certain fault grounds.Before filing a divorce or other family case, it is important to make sure that the court has jurisdiction over the parties and the subject.In New Hampshire, the Superior Courts and Family Courts have subject matter jurisdiction over divorces and unwed custody cases.If you are not sure which court in your County is handling Divorces go to the Judicial Branch website.First of all, your Petition must contain the correct language in it to get a fault divorce, and, in the case of adultery, there are special service requirements. Then the Petitioner must PROVE the grounds, and must prove that the grounds are what caused the breakdown of the marriage.