Back in the Spring of 2020, New Hampshire’s Governor issued Emergency Order #4 regarding a temporary prohibition on evictions and foreclosures. Landlords were prohibited from starting an eviction proceeding during the State of Emergency. This has since expired however, between the CARES Act and CDC (Centers for Disease Control) moratoriums, most evictions have now been prohibited through the end of March, 2021. This is almost a full year of prohibitions on most evictions. Th
I have been representing people injured in accidents for over 30 years. The single biggest category are motor vehicle accidents, cars, trucks and motorcycles. Every year, sometimes more than once a year, I encounter this situation. Good people, with assets, have failed to protect themselves when they have caused an accident or when they have been injured by another driver. So, how do you protect yourself? The answer is to carry appropriate, reasonable levels of coverage.
THE CONWAY DAILY SUN, Friday, April 3, 2020 As all of the Mount Washington Valley and the world alter our lives to the temporary social distancing and quarantine rules brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, so, too, must we adapt as business owners, employers and employees to a new (temporary) economic and legal reality. Below is an outline of some of the changes that I felt were important for us here in the valley to consider and keep in mind. Governor’s Stay at Home Order — E
Attorney Leslie M. Leonard of Cooper Cargill Chant of North Conway will be given the second annual Bruni Young Leadership Award at the 28th annual meeting of the Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council, to be held Nov. 15 at the Red Jacket Mountain View in North Conway. Please see full article here. #BestLawFirm #LeslieLeonard #northernnewhampshireattorney #northconwayattorney #CooperCargillChant #BestLawyer #NewHampshireattorney #Northconway #AttorneyLeonard
The law firm of Cooper Cargill Chant, PA. has named attorney Leslie M. Leonard a partner of the firm. “We are pleased to welcome Leslie as a partner in the firm. She is a tremendous asset. Since joining the firm in 2010 Leslie has immersed herself in the community serving on many professional and nonprofit boards. We are confident that she will continue to use the experience, legal skill and work ethic she has demonstrated since joining our firm to achieve the best results fo
People often ask whether or not couples can be considered to have a common-law marriage in New Hampshire, and thus, entitled to the same benefits which formally married couples are entitled. The long-standing, erroneous belief is after “7 years (or some other arbitrary number), you become common-law married.” This may be true in a few states, but not in New Hampshire. There is no common law marriage in New Hampshire for purposes of tax benefits, health insurance coverage, or
If you are over 50 and getting divorced, you’re not alone. A recent study from Bowling Green State University called, “The Gray Divorce Revolution,” reports that in the past two decades, the divorce rate has doubled for people over 50, while declining for younger couples. In 2009, 25 percent of divorces included a spouse over 50. Researchers point to several factors including: older people are more likely to be in second marriages, which have a higher rate of divorce, decline