The Family Division operates in 28 locations across the state in ten counties: Belknap, Carroll, Coos, Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack , Rockingham, Strafford and Sullivan. Cases are assigned to court locations based on where the parties involved live.
Family Division cases include divorce/parenting action, child support , domestic violence petitions , guardianship of minors , termination of parental rights , abuse/neglect cases , children in need of services , juvenile delinquency , and some adoptions .
Questions regarding Family Division cases (e.g., divorce, parenting, juvenile delinquency, CHINS, guardianship of minors, and cases involving DCYF) may be directed to the Trial Court Information Center at 1-855-212-1234 (Callers from outside the US or Canada please call 603-223-0392). The Information Center hours are Monday through Friday, 8am – 4pm. If you are unable to call during regular business hours you may contact the District Division Service Center at 1-877-641-0966 (toll free for calls from New Hampshire only. Callers from outside New Hampshire may call 603-271-6545) or contact the Family Division Service Center by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. (NOTE: This is not an e-filing address. Do not send attachments. Attachments will not be accepted).