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

LANDLORD AND TENANT ACTIONS

Rule 5.6. Discovery and Continuances.


    A. Both parties to a landlord and tenant action shall have a right to engage in discovery prior to the hearing on the merits, subject to the time frames set forth below:

        1. All requests for discovery shall be made within five (5) days of the RETURN DAY.

        2. Responses to interrogatories, requests for admissions and production of documents shall be made within fourteen (14) days after receipt of said requests.

        3. Depositions shall be taken no less than three (3) days from the date of the notice of deposition and within no less than seven (7) days of the scheduled trial date.

    B. Upon the request of any party, the Court may grant a continuance of the scheduled trial date to allow time to complete discovery. Landlord and tenant actions shall be given priority on the Court's docket and, whenever possible, rescheduled within thirty (30) days.

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