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

CIVIL RULES

Rule 3.15. Dismissal of old cases.

    
    Whenever an action shall have remained upon the docket for two years preceding without action shown upon the docket, other than being placed on the trial list, marking for trial, being set down for trial, or the filing or withdrawal of an appearance, such action may upon motion or by general order of the Court relating to all such cases, be dismissed. Whenever such motion to dismiss has been allowed or such dismissal ordered, such action shall be continued for judgment to the next judgment day at least fourteen days after such allowance, or order of dismissal, unless the Court for cause otherwise orders. At any time before judgment shall have been entered in any action so dismissed, the order for dismissal may be vacated upon motion after notice for cause shown upon such terms and conditions as the Court may impose.

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