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Judicial Branch, State of New Hampshire
Laura Kiernan
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Deadlines Extended by Supreme Court

CONCORD-- Following the Governor's declaration of a state of emergency during the recent ice storm, Chief Justice John T. Broderick Jr. has extended to December 29, 2008 certain court-related deadlines falling between December 12, 2008 and December 29, 2008.

The extension, for all state courts, applies to speedy trial procedures in criminal and juvenile court proceedings, all civil and equitable court processes and court proceedings and all appellate court time limitations.

Chief Justice Broderick took the action today by court order pursuant to the emergency powers granted to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by RSA 490:6-a.