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NH Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: NH

By | New Hampshire, Policy

NEW HAMPSHIRE allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: New Hampshire now considers…

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Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: NH

By | New Hampshire, Policy

NEW HAMPSHIRE is considered an All-Party Consent State, in that all people involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, New Hampshire law provides that it is illegal to record an in-person or telephone conversation without the consent of all parties. However, the New Hampshire Supreme Court has held that a party essentially consented to…

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Address Confidentiality Laws: NH

By | New Hampshire, Policy

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) exists to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other crimes from their abusers being able to track and locate them, potentially putting them in continued harm’s way. The program gives victims a legal substitute address where their first-class mail will be forwarded (free of charge) to their actual address. This substitute address…

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