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Ann Thompson Bennett

Ann Thompson Bennett

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Probate

About Me

For many years, I worked in the area of finance and computers (for small companies and non-profit organizations) while I worked towards obtaining my BS degree in Criminal Justice, with my ultimate goal to attend law school. In 2000 I started attending law school full time, attending classes at night and on weekends, all the while continuing to work full time to support my family. I graduated in 2003 and was admitted to practice law in Massachusetts in 2003. I was admitted to practice law in New Hampshire in 2004 and later that same year in Connecticut and Maine. Although I don't practice in Maine and Connecticut today, I continue to keep licenses active. I was a Guardian ad Litem appointed by the NH Courts in more than 150 cases involving parental rights and responsibilities, guardianships, termination of parental rights and relocation. Today, my practice includes a variety of areas of practice but is primarily focused on family issues, including divorce, parental rights and responsibilities, domestic violence issues, termination of parental rights, step-parent adoptions, wills, guardianships, deeds, prenuptial agreements, real property partitions, and other issues related to families.


I work closely with my clients to provide them with the best representation possible and to guide them through what is often a highly emotional process by providing reasonable expectations and guidance so that my clients can make informed decisions for not only their best interests, but also the best interest of their children and other family members.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    10 years
  2. Family: 40%
    10 years
  3. Probate: 20%
    10 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Katherine J. Morneau

    Ann is a dedicated and compassionate attorney. She is reasonable to work with and has a great reputation.

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    Katherine Morneau Family Attorney
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Contact Info

PO Box 5398
Manchester, NH, 03108-5398

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive200406/19/2015
MEActive200406/28/2015
NHAuthorized to practice law200403/31/2014
MAActive200304/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 10 RankingNational Association of Family Law Attorneys2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThompson Law Offices, PLLC2005 - Present
Director of Legal & Financial AffairsHorizon Beverage Company1998 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Hampshire Bar AssociationAttorney Member2004 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2004 - Present
Massachusetts Board of Bar OverseersAttorney Member2003 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In the Matter of Michael McGrade and Sierra MartinAfter final contested hearing, petitioner was awarded primary residential responsibility of the child. Mother appealed to the NH Supreme Court which affirmed trial court's decision.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris Doctor2003