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Rockingham County Family Divisions

Rockingham County has four Family Divisions:

1. 10th Circuit - Family Division - Brentwood
2. 10th Circuit - Family Division - Derry
3. 10th Circuit - Family Division - Portsmouth
4. 10th Circuit - Family Division - Salem

NH CIRCUIT COURT
10th Circuit - Family Division – Brentwood

10 Route 125
Brentwood, NH

Mailing Address :
P.O. Box 1208
Kingston, NH 03848-9998

Justice: Hon. David G LeFrancois
Hon. Peter G. Hurd
Marital Master: Hon. Thomas G. Cooper, Hon. Bruce Dalpra
Hearing Officer: Lauren V. Thorn
Circuit Clerk: Cheryll Andrews
Deputy Clerk: Deb Turgeon
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: Towns of Atkinson, Brentwood, Danville, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Fremont, Hampstead, Kensington, Kingston, Newton, Plaistow, Deerfield, Northwood, Nottingham, Raymond and Exeter. 

Directions

From the north: Take Interstate 93 South to Route 101 East. Follow Route 101 East to Exit 7 (Epping). Take Route 125 South at Exit 7. Stay on Route 125 South for 5 miles. Watch for a sign to Rockingham County Courthouse on the right. Turn right and the court is on the left.

From the south: Take Interstate 93 North to Route 101 East. Follow 101 East to Exit 7 (Epping). Take Route 125 South at Exit 7. Stay on Route 125 South for 5 miles. Watch for a sign to Rockingham County Courthouse on the right. Turn right and the court is on the left.

From the east: Take Route 101 West to Exit 7 (Epping). Take Route 125 South at Exit 7. Stay on Route 125 South for 5 miles. Watch for a sign to Rockingham County Courthouse on the right. Turn right and the court is on the left. 

From the west: Take Route 101 East through Manchester towards seacoast to Exit 7 (Epping). Take Route 125 South at Exit 7. Stay on Route 125 South for 5 miles. Watch for a sign at Rockingham County Courthouse on the right. Turn right and the court is on the left.

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NH CIRCUIT COURT
10th Circuit - Family Division – Derry

10 Courthouse Lane
Derry, NH 03038

Justice: Hon. Lucinda Sadler
Justice: Paul S. Moore
Marital Master: Henrietta Luneau
Hearing Officer: Lauren V. Thorn
Circuit Clerk: Robin Pinelle
Deputy Clerk: Brenda Santos
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: Towns of Derry, Auburn, Candia, Chester, Londonderry, and Sandown.

Directions

From the north: Take Interstate 93 South to Exit 4. At the top of the ramp proceed left on Route 102 East. Go 1 mile into the center of Derry. Take a left onto Manning Street and the courthouse is the large brick building directly in front of you.

From the south: Take Interstate 93 North to Exit 4. At the top of the ramp proceed left on Route 102 East. Go 1 mile into the center of Derry. Take a left onto Manning Street and the courthouse is the large brick building directly in front of you.

From the seacoast: Take Route 101 West to Interstate 93 South to Exit 4. At the top of the ramp proceed left on Route 102 East. Go 1 mile into the center of Derry. Take a left onto Manning Street and the courthouse is the large brick building directly in front of you.

From Northwood/Deerfield: Take Route 107 South to Route 101 West. Once on Route 101 West go to Interstate 93 South to Exit 4. At the top of the ramp proceed left on Route 102 East. Go 1 mile into the center of Derry. Take a left onto Manning Street and the courthouse is the large brick building directly in front of you.

From Plaistow/Kingston: Take Routes 125,121 or 121A North to Route 111 West. From Route 111 West go to Interstate 93 North to Exit 4. At the top of the ramp proceed left on Route 102 East. Go 1 mile into the center of Derry. Take a left onto Manning Street and the courthouse is the large brick building directly in front of you.

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NH CIRCUIT COURT
10th Circuit - Family Division – Portsmouth
111 Parrott Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801-4490

Justice: Hon. Sharon N. DeVries
Justice: Hon. Jennifer A. Lemire
Marital Master:
Hearing Officer: Lauren V. Thorn
Circuit Clerk: Diane Caron
Deputy Clerk: Marcia Chin-Colby
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: City of Portsmouth and the towns of Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, New Castle, Newington, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Rye, Seabrook, South Hampton, Newfields, Newmarket and Stratham. 

Directions

From the north: Take Interstate 95 to Exit 7 (Market Street). At the bottom of the ramp turn left. Once you reach Market Square, you must turn right. Proceed to first traffic light and turn left onto Fleet Street. Cross over two streets (State Street and Court Street). You will see the Central Fire Station diagonal on the left. Cross over and the Courthouse is directly behind the Fire Station. You will see the municipal parking lot on the left.

From the south: Take Interstate 95 to Exit 3. At the lights take a right and go through the next light. You will pass a large cemetery on the right and come to a traffic light. Go through the light and proceed to a “Y” intersection. At the intersection, bear right to a traffic light and go through that light. Keep going straight and you will go through a blinking, yellow light and to another traffic light. At the light keep going straight. Continue on to the top of a small hill. You will see a sign on the left that says “City of Portsmouth, Municipal Complex”. Take that left. After passing ponds on the left and right, take a left onto Parrott Avenue. The Courthouse is the first building on the right, next to a parking lot.

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NH CIRCUIT COURT
10th Circuit - Family Division – Salem
35 Geremonty Drive
Salem, NH 03079

Justice: Hon. John A. Korbey
Justice: Hon. Michael F. Sullivan
Marital Master: Hon. Thomas G. Cooper
Hearing Officer: Sheri Colligan
Circuit Clerk: Kathleen Tripp
Deputy Clerk:  Sharon Richardson
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: Towns of Pelham, Salem and Windham.

Directions

From the north: Take Interstate 93 South to Exit 1. At the end of the ramp proceed on Rockingham Park Blvd. You will go past the Rockingham Mall and the Rockingham Race Track. At the third set of lights (intersection of Route 28), you will go across Route 28 and onto Veterans Memorial Parkway. There is an Exxon Gas Station to the left and a 99 Restaurant on the right. You will then pass the Salem Police Department on your left. After you pass the police station, you will take the second left onto Geremonty Drive. The Salem District Court is the first building on the right. The Family Division is in that building.

From the south: Take Interstate 495 North to the Route 97 Exit (Salem, NH/Haverhill, MA). Proceed West on Route 97. You will be on this road for 5 to 6 miles. At the third set of lights, you will take a left onto Geremonty Drive. The Salem Boys and Girls Club and the Kelley Library will be on your left. The Court Building is located on the left after the Salem Municipal Building.

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