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Strafford County District Divisions

Strafford County has two district divisions:

1.  7th Circuit - District Division - Dover
2.  7th Circuit - District Division - Rochester

NH CIRCUIT COURT
7th Circuit – District Division – Dover

25 St. Thomas Street
Dover, NH 03820

Parking: We have 27 spots directly in front of the building, 2 handicap spots directly in front of the building and 25 spots in a lot across the street to the right of our building.

Judge: Hon. Stephen M. Morrison
Circuit Clerk: Suzanne Doyle
Associate Clerk: David Wajda
Deputy Clerk: Maryann Palmer
Phone: 1-855-212-1234 for calls from US or Canada (Calls from outside US or Canada call 603-223-0392)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Jurisdiction: Cities of Dover, Somersworth, towns of Rollinsford, Durham, Lee and Madbury.

Directions

From the South:  Take Route 95N to the Spaulding Turnpike/Route 16N.  Take 16N to NH-108S/Central Avenue in Dover.  Take Exit 7.  Turn left onto Locust Street.  Go about a half mile to the fork in the road and bear left onto Walnut Street. Take immediate left onto St. Thomas Street.  The Courthouse is on the right and there is parking in front.

From the North: Take Interstate 93 South to Exit 15E.  Take Route 4 East to Route 155, take ramp toward Lee/Dover.  Continue to follow Route 155 (also known at Knox Marsh Road/Route9) for approximately 6 miles. Turn left onto Locust Street. Go about a half mile to the fork in the road and bear left onto Walnut Street. Take immediate left onto St. Thomas Street.  The Courthouse is on the right and there is parking in front.

From Rochester: Take the Spaulding Turnpike South/16S.  Go to Exit 8E and go towards Dover/Downtown.  Turn left onto Locust Street. Go about a half mile to the fork in the road and bear left onto Walnut Street. Take immediate left onto St. Thomas Street.  The Courthouse is on the right and there is parking in front.

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NH CIRCUIT COURT
7th Circuit – District Division – Rochester

76 North Main Street 
Rochester, NH 03867-1905

Presiding Judge:  Hon. Susan W Ashley
Circuit Clerk: Suzanne Doyle
Associate Clerk: David Wajda
Phone: 1-855-212-1234 for calls from US or Canada (Calls from outside US or Canada call 603-223-0392)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm

Jurisdiction: City of Rochester and the towns of Barrington, Milton, New Durham, Farmington, Strafford, and Middleton.

Directions

From the north: Take Interstate 93 South to Route 393 East (in Concord). You will get to Route 4 after about 3 miles. Take Route 4 East to Northwood. In Northwood you’re going to take a left onto Route 202 East at a flashing light. Be careful to stay on Route 202. You will eventually go under a Spaulding Turnpike overpass. About a mile later Route 202 will end at a stop sign. At stop sign take a right and merge into traffic. Go a ¼ of a mile to lights and the Courthouse is on the corner of those lights.

From the south: Take Interstate 93 North to Route 101 East. Once on Route 101 East go until you reach Route 125 North. Follow Route 125 North to Rochester. Take the Spaulding Turnpike north to Exit 13 (Route 202). At the end of the ramp take a right. Follow to the end of the road. At stop sign take a right and merge into traffic. Go a ¼ of a mile to lights and the Courthouse is on the corner of those lights.

From the south on Interstate 95:   Head north on Interstate 95 (NH) and proceed towards Portsmouth.  Use the left two lanes to take exit 4 to merge onto NH-16/US-4 W towards the White Mountains. Continue onto NH-16 N and take exit 13 for US 202 W toward Rochester/Concord. Turn right at bottom of ramp onto Washington Street. At stop sign take a right and merge into traffic. Go a ¼ of a mile to the lights and the Courthouse is on the corner of those lights.

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