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Circuit Court Family Division - Abuse or Neglect of Children

The Family Division handles cases filed by the state involving abused or neglected children. The purpose of this process is to protect children, keep families together when possible, provide assistance to parents so they can raise healthy and safe children, and to provide treatment and services to children who are placed outside their home.

Abuse/Neglect Forms

The Protocols Relative to Abuse and Neglect Cases and Permanency Planning

Protocols Relative to Children and Youth in Court RSA 169-C Child Protection Cases

Protocols Relative to RSA 169-C Post-Permanency Hearings for Older Youth with a Permanency Plan of Another Planned Permanent Living Arrangement (APPLA)

"Court...I'm Going" - This video will help children and youth in abuse and neglect cases learn what to expect when going to court for the first time.

APPLA Protocol Overview - This video was produced by the New Hampshire Court Improvement Project and provides additional information for circuit courts conducting RSA 169-C post-permanency hearings in abuse and neglect cases for youth with APPLA (Another Planned Permanent Living Arrangement) as their permanency plan.


CASA GAL or GAL Survey (Print Copy)

Child & Youth Survey (Print Copy)

Foster Parent and Relative Caregiver (Print Copy)

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