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

SMALL CLAIMS ACTIONS

    
    4.3.
(a) A claim can be brought by a plaintiff against a defendant in the district court which serves the area in which either resides. The residence address of each (as well as the mailing address, if different) should be shown on the claim form. If the defendant is being sued as an unincorporated business, his trade name and address should also be included.

    (b) A claim against a defendant who is NOT a resident of this state may be filed in the court of any town or district where the defendant in person or through an agent: transacts any business; makes a contract with the resident of the town or district; commits a tortious act; or owns, uses or possesses any real or personal property.

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