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New Hampshire | Section Summary
Marital age requirements in New Hampshire:
Welcome to MaritalLaws! In this section you will find information on laws regarding alimony, child support, custody, divorce, visitation, and even property division for the state of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire | Alimony Law Summary
In the state of New Hampshire, following or during a dissolution of marriage or legal separation, a spouse may file for alimony support. ....... Click here to get more info on Alimony
New Hampshire | Child Support Law Summary
New Hampshire | Custody Law Summary
New Hampshire | Divorce Law Summary
One of the spouses must be a resident of the state of New Hampshire, or is an individual from the Armed Forces who has been positioned in this state, for one year before the divorce decree can be sought.
The state, like many others, have two options, the no-fault and fault divorce. For a no-fault divorce, the couple must agree, with evidence, that the marriage is not able to be saved and submit the evidence to the courts for validation.
A fault divorce can only be given for the following reasons: I. Impotency of either party. II. Adultery of either party. III. Extreme cruelty of either party to the other. IV. Conviction of either party, in any State or Federal District, of a crime punishable by ....... Click here to get more info on Divorce
New Hampshire | Visitation Law Summary
The court will decide a request for visitation based on whether granting a parent visitation would be in the "best interests of the child."
What is considered in a child's "best interests" are outlined under the custody and visitation statute which indicate the following factors are relevant to this type of decision:
- The relationship of the child with each parent and the ability of each parent to provide the child with nurture, love, affection, and guida ....... Click here to get more info on Visitation
New Hampshire | Property Division Law Summary
Courts will consider the following factors: each spouse’s share of the marital property; monetary and non-monetary contributions by each spouse to the marriage; the monetary needs of each spouse; length of the marriage, any prior ....... Click here to get more info on Property Division