Violence in  a Relationship is Never Justified


New Hampshire Laws

The information on this page was adapted with permission from the NH Commission on the Status of Women’s Legal Handbook.

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Click on the links below to view the complete text of the New Hampshire laws pertaining to:

The following information was adapted from the Commission on the Status of Women Legal Handbook. 

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This section includes information on protective orders, violating a protective order, criminal cases, bail conditions and protective orders.


This section contains information on the different felony charges associated with sexual assault.  Including what constitutes aggravated felonious sexual assault, and felonious sexual assault.

This section contains information on common stalking behaviors and how to obtain a Stalking Protective Order.


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Domestic Violence

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Sexual Assault 24-hour Hotline

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Call our hotlines anywhere in New Hampshire for support. Stalking victims should call the Domestic Violence Hotline. TTY available at 1-800-Relay-NH.