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Richard E. Samdperil

Richard Samdperil’s Legal Guides

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  • New Hampshire Criminal Law Basics: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions about New Hampshire Criminal Law: 1.What is an "arraignment"? 2.The officer never read me my Miranda rights. Shouldn't the case be dismissed? 3.What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony? 4.What is a probable cause hearing? 5.Can I get a...

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  • New Hampshire DUI & DWI - Frequently Asked Questions

    In New Hampshire, there is no legal distinction between OUI, DUI or DWI. New Hampshire law makes it a crime for a person to drive or attempt to drive a vehicle while "under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any controlled drug" or any combination of alcohol and drugs. It a...

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  • New Hampshire Criminal Law Basics: Misdemeanors and Felonies

    This content is provided for informational purposes only. If you have questions about the type of charge you are facing or the potential punishment, contact a NH attorney. The major difference between a class A misdemeanor and any felony offense in New Hampshire is the length of...

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  • Criminal Appeals in New Hampshire

    This guide covers: (1) appeals to the superior court for a jury trial after conviction by a judge in the district court; (2) appeals to the NH Supreme Court; and (3) appeals to the US Supreme Court. This is for informational purposes only and you should contact a lawyer to discus...

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  • Under 21: Alcohol and Drug Charges in New Hampshire Courts

    In New Hampshire, any person who is not yet 21, who is convicted of "any offense involving the sale, possession, use, or abuse of alcohol" may have his or her license suspended, revoked or denied. A person who is under age 21 and is charged with DWI faces a mandatory minimum loss...

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