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Circuit Court Family Division - Child Impact Seminar

New Hampshire law requires that anyone with minor children who is getting divorced or who has filed or responded to a parenting petition (formerly Petition for Custody) must attend a four hour child impact seminar called "Children First" which addresses the effects of divorce or separation on children.

In order to go ahead with your case, you must show the court a certificate of attendance from the program. You should register for a Child Impact Seminar as soon as possible. You will be expected to have registered for or completed the seminar before First Appearance in your case.

To register, call one of the seminar providers listed on page 2 of the Child Impact Program Notice.

Parties who do not attend the seminar may be subject to sanctions by the court.

 

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