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Cheshire County Family Divisions

Cheshire County has two Family Divisions:

1. 8th Circuit - Family Division - Keene
2. 8th Circuit - Family Division - Jaffrey

 

NH CIRCUIT COURT
8th Circuit Family Division - Keene
33 Winter Street, Suite 1
Keene, NH 03431

Justice:
Circuit Clerk: Larry S. Kane, Esq.
Deputy Clerk: Lorena A. Patria
Phone : 1-855-212-1234 for calls from US or Canada (Calls from outside US or Canada call 603-410-0296)
Hours : Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Jurisdiction : Alstead, Chesterfield, Gilsum, Harrisville, Hinsdale, Keene, Marlborough, Marlow, Nelson, Richmond, Roxbury, Stoddard, Sullivan, Surry, Swanzey, Troy, Walpole, Westmoreland and Winchester.

Directions

From Concord, NH: take Interstate 93 South to Interstate 89. Follow I-89 to the Route 9 Exit toward Henniker and Hillsborough. Follow Route 9 to Keene and take the Washington Street exit (this is an exit to the left). Follow Washington Street to Central Square and turn right into the rotary.  Court Street is the first exit from the rotary and Winter Street is immediately to the left. The Cheshire County Courthouse is the second building on the right.  (Travel time approximately 1¼ hours).

From the Manchester and Nashua Area: take Route 101 West from Manchester (or 101-A from Nashua which will meet up with Route 101 just outside Milford). Stay on Route 101 all the way into Keene. At the second set of lights in Keene (Tire Warehouse on the left) take a right on Main Street. Continue north on Main Street. At the traffic circle, proceed ½ way around to continue on Main Street toward Central Square. At Central Square, proceed to the second exit from the circle onto Court Street. Winter Street is immediately to the left. The Cheshire County Courthouse is the second building on the right.  (Travel time approximately 1½ hours).

From the Lebanon/White River Junction, VT Area: take Interstate 91 south to the Westminster, Vt. exit.  At the foot of the exit turn left and continue on to Route 5 (about 2 miles).  Turn right onto Route 5 and in about 1 mile take a left at the sign for Walpole, NH, again turning left immediately under the railroad overpass.  Cross the Westminster bridge and turn right onto Route 12 South to Keene.  At Keene take the third Keene exit for West Street and take West Street to the left (east) through six traffic lights to Central Square. At Central Square proceed ¾ of the way around the rotary and turn right onto Court Street. Winter Street is immediately to the left. The Cheshire County Courthouse is the second building on the right.  (Travel time approximately 1 ½ hours).

From Brattleboro, VT : At Brattleboro take Route 9 East. If traveling on Interstate 91 take Exit 3. Just past the high bridge over the West River (on the north end of Brattleboro), which will bring you directly onto Route 9 and the Connecticut River bridge.  Follow Route 9 to Keene. Proceed straight through the first two traffic lights in Keene and at the Winchester Street/Route 10 traffic circle proceed ½ way around taking the second exit to continue on Route 9/101. At the next set of traffic lights, take a left on Main Street. Continue north on Main Street. At the traffic circle, proceed ½ way around to continue on Main Street toward Central Square. At Central Square, proceed to the second exit from the circle onto Court Street. Winter Street is immediately to the left. The Cheshire County Courthouse is the second building on the right.  (Travel time approximately 1 ½ hour).

From Boston, Concord, Leominster, Fitchburg, Gardner and Winchendon, MA : Take Storrow Drive West to the Fresh Pond Parkway. Take the Parkway to Route 2 at Alewife MTA station. Take Route 2 West to Route 140 North Gardner, MA.  The Aubuchon Hardware Co. headquarters building will be on the left side of the road just before the turn. Follow Route 140 North to Winchendon and then left onto Route 12 (north) approximately ¼ mile from the center of Winchendon.  Route 12 North will take you directly to the south end of Main Street in Keene. Go straight ahead at the Main Street traffic lights (Tire Warehouse on the right) and continue north on Main Street.  At the traffic circle, proceed ½ way around to continue on Main Street toward Central Square. At Central Square, proceed to the second exit from the circle onto Court Street. Winter Street is immediately to the left. The Cheshire County Courthouse is the second building on the right.  (Travel time is approximately 2 ½ hours).

 

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NH CIRCUIT COURT
8th Circuit Family Division - Jaffrey
84 Peterborough Street
Jaffrey, NH 03452

Justice : Hon. L. Phillips Runyon, III
Circuit Clerk: Larry S. Kane, Esq.
Deputy Clerk: Cynthia M. Silva
Phone : 1-855-212-1234 for calls from US or Canada (Calls from outside US or Canada call 603-410-0296)
Hours : Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Jurisdiction : Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Jaffrey and Rindge in Cheshire County and the towns of Greenfield, Greenville, Hancock, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Sharon and Temple in Hillsborough County.

Directions

From the North, take Interstate 93 South to Interstate 89 North. Once on Interstate 89 North, get off at Exit 5 onto Routes 202 and 9 West. Stay on 202 when 9 and 202 split in Hillsborough. Follow 202 all the way into Jaffrey (202 turns in a couple of towns, so watch for it.) Entering into Jaffrey the Court is located on your left in Monadnock Plaza across from McDonald's.

From Eastern Massachusetts, take Route 128 (also known as Route 95) North to Exit 32A onto Route 3 North - take Exit 7W or 8 (Nashua, NH) onto Route 101A West; follow 101A until it merges with 101 West - stay on 101 into Peterborough, NH; at intersection of 101 West and 202 West, take left onto 202 West; follow 202 West into Jaffrey. Entering into Jaffrey the Court is located on your left in Monadnock Plaza across from McDonald's.

From Central Massachusetts (495), take Route 495 to Route 3 North at Lowell, MA then follow directions above.

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From Route 495 or I-190 take Route 2 West to Westminster - take Route 140 North to Route 12 North to 202 North. At the MA/NH border Route 202 North becomes Route 202 East. Continue in NH on Route 202 East into Jaffrey. Turn right at the first set of lights, get into the center (left turn) lane and turn left at the next set of lights continuing on Route 202 East for approximately 1/2 mile.Turn right into Monadnock Plaza across from McDonalds.

From North Western Massachusetts, take Route 2 East to Route 202 North. Follow Route 202 North until the MA/NH border, then follow directions above.

From Springfield/Hartford/Connecticut (points South on Route 91), take Route 91 North to Brattleboro, VT. Take Exit 3 onto Route 9 East through Keene, NH - stay straight, road becomes Route 101 East. Continue on Route 101 East through Marlborough, NH. After passing through downtown Marlborough, take a right onto Route 124 East (sign will say Jaffrey, NH) - travel approximately 12 miles into Jaffrey. At the second set of lights in downtown Jaffrey, take a left continuing on Route 202 East for approximately 1/2 mile, Turn right in Monadnock Plaza across from McDonalds.

From Vermont, follow directions above from Route 91 to Brattleboro, VT.

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