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RULES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE -- DISTRICT DIVISION

GENERAL RULES

Rule 1.7. Argument of counsel.

  
    A. Each party shall be allowed such time for argument as the Court shall order. The defendant shall argue first. The plaintiff, or the prosecutor in criminal cases, shall argue last.

    B. In civil cases, unless otherwise ordered for good cause shown, all requests for findings and rulings and written memoranda of law must he submitted to the Presiding Justice no later than the close of evidence.
    
    In criminal cases where the defendant has moved that certain evidence be suppressed, requests for findings of fact and rulings of law, and memoranda must be submitted to the Presiding Justice at the close of the hearing on said motion. The Presiding Justice will make sufficient findings and rulings to permit meaningful appellate review.

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