Rule 21B. Motions to Withdraw Criminal Appeals.
Rule 1. Official Publication and Notification of Rules.
Rule 2. Term and Sessions.
Rule 3. Definitions.
Rule 4. Types of Cases.
Rule 5. Docketing the Case: Filing the Record.
Rule 6. Form of Cases and Appendices.
Rule 7. Appeal from Trial Court Decision on the Merits.
Rule 7-A. Motion to Stay or for Remand.
Rule 7-B. Appeal from Superior Court Decision on Parental Notification Prior to Abortion.
Rule 8. Interlocutory Appeal From Ruling.
Rule 9. Interlocutory Transfer without Ruling.
Rule 10. Appeal from Administrative Agency.
Rule 11. Petition for Original Jurisdiction.
Rule 12. Requests for Confidentiality of Case Records; Access to Case Records.
Rule 12-A. Mediation.
Rule 12-B. Scheduling Order: Prehearing Evaluation Conference.
Rule 12-C. Judicial Referee Panels. [Repealed.]
Rule 12-D. Summary Procedures on Appeal.
Rule 13. The Record.
Rule 14. Transmittal of the Record.
Rule 15. Transcripts.
Rule 16. Briefs.
Rule 16-A. Plain Error.
Rule 17. Appendix to Brief.
Rule 18. Oral Argument.
Rule 19. Media Access to Court Proceedings.
Rule 20. Copy of Opinion; Nonprecedential Status of Orders.
Rule 21. Motions, Brief Memoranda, and Extensions of Time.
Rule 21A. Motions for Recusal.
Rule 35. Guidelines for the Utilization by Lawyers of the Services of Legal Assistants under the New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct.
Rule 36. Appearances in Courts by Eligible Law Students and Graduates.
Rule 37. Attorney Discipline System.
Rule 37A. Rules and Procedures of Attorney Discipline System.
Rule 38. Code of Judicial Conduct -- Table of Contents.
Rule 1.1 Compliance with the Law
Rule 1.2 Promoting Confidence in the Judiciary
Rule 1.3 Avoiding Abuse of the Prestige of Judicial Office
Rule 2.1 Giving Precedence to the Duties of Judicial Office
Rule 2.2 Impartiality and Fairness
Rule 2.3 Bias, Prejudice and Harassment
Rule 2.4 External Influences on Judicial Conduct
Rule 2.5 Competence, Diligence, and Cooperation
Rule 2.6 Ensuring the Right to Be Heard
Rule 2.7 Responsibility to Decide
Rule 2.8 Decorum, Demeanor, and Communication with Jurors
Rule 2.9 Ex Parte Communications
Rule 2.10 Judicial Statements on Pending and Impending Cases
Rule 2.11 Disqualification
Rule 2.12 Supervisory Duties
Rule 2.13 Administrative Appointments
Rule 2.14 Disability and Impairment
Rule 2.15 Responding to Judicial and Lawyer Misconduct
Rule 2.16 Cooperation with Disciplinary Authorities
Rule 3.1 Extrajudicial Activities in General
Rule 3.2 Appearances before Governmental Bodies and Consultation with Government Officials
Rule 3.3 Testifying as Character Witness
Rule 3.4 Appointments to Governmental Positions
Rule 3.5 Use of Nonpublic Information
Rule 3.6 Affiliation with Discriminatory Organizations
Rule 3.7 Participation in Educational, Religious, Charitable, Fraternal, or Civic Organizations and Activities
Rule 3.8 Appointments to Fiduciary Positions
Rule 3.9 Service as Arbitrator or Mediator
Rule 3.10 Practice of Law
Rule 3.11 Financial, Business, or Remunerative Activities
Rule 3.12 Compensation for Extrajudicial Activities
Rule 3.13 Acceptance and Reporting of Gifts, Loans, Bequests, Benefits, or Other Things of Value
Rule 3.14 Reimbursement of Expenses and Waivers of Fees or Charges
Rule 3.15 Reporting Requirements
Rule 4.1 Political Conduct in General
Rule 4.2 Judicial Candidates
Rule 38-A. Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics.
Rule 39. Committee on Judicial Conduct.
Rule 39-A. Commission on Judicial Conduct. [Repealed.]
Rule 40. Procedural Rules of Committee on Judicial Conduct.
Rule 41. Professional Associations.
Rule 42. Admission To The Bar; Board of Bar Examiners; Character And Fitness Committee.
Rule 42A. Non-payment Of Bar Dues or Foreign Legal Consultant Annual Fees.
Rule 42B. Character and Fitness Standards.
Rule 42C. Temporary Practice by Foreign Lawyers.
Rule 42D. Licensing and Practice of Foreign Legal Consultants.
Rule 43. State-Federal Judicial Council.
Rule 44. Prior Or Inconsistent Rules.
Rule 45. Continuing Judicial Education.
Rule 46. Law Clerk Code Of Conduct.
Rule 47. Counsel Fees And Expenses-Indigent Criminal Cases.
Rule 48. Counsel Fees and Expenses-Other Indigent Cases and Parental Notification Cases.
Rule 48-A. Guardians Ad Litem Fees-Indigent Cases and Parental Notification Cases.
Rule 48-B. Mediator Fees
Rule 48-C. Mileage Reimbursement
Rule 49. Fees In Supreme Court.
Rule 50. Trust Accounts.
Rule 50-A. Certification Requirement.
Appendix to Rule 50-A [Repealed eff. March 1, 2011]
Rule 51. Rule-Making Procedures.
Rule 52. Grand Jury Transcripts.
Rule 52-A. Multicounty Grand Juries.
Rule 53. New Hampshire Minimum Continuing Legal Education Requirement.
53.1. NHMCLE REQUIREMENT
53.2. Lawyers Subject To Requirement
53.3. Activities Qualifying For NHMCLE Credit
53.4. Sponsor Approval
53.5. Standards For Individual Course Or Activity Approval
53.6. Reporting And Certification For NHMCLE Credit
53.7. Sanctions And Appeal
53.8. NHMCLE Board
Rule 54. Administrative Judges And Administrative Council.
Rule 55. Public Protection Fund.
Rule 56. Performance Evaluation of Judges.
Rule 57. Custody and Disposal of Exhibits in Trial Courts.
Rule 57-A. Custody and Return of Materials Filed In Camera in Trial Courts.
Rule 58. New Hampshire Lawyers Assistance Program
58.1. Establishment of the NH Lawyers Assistance Program (LAP)
58.2. LAP Commission
58.3. Director of the Program
58.4. Volunteer Lawyers, Judges, and Law Students
58.7. Referrals from the Professional Conduct Committee, Committee on Judicial Conduct, Committee on Character and Fitness, and the Judiciary
58.9. Duties and Responsibilities
Rule 59. Preparation of Transcripts of Court Proceedings; Designation of Transcriber and Approval of Transcript Fees
Rule 60. Provision of Legal Services Following Determination of Major Disaster
Rule 61. New Hampshire Circuit Court Judicial Certification Rule
Some Supreme Court Forms, including Rule 7 Notice of Discretionary Appeal form, Rule 7 Notice of Mandatory Appeal form, Notice of Expedited Confidential Appeal from Lower Court Decision on Parental Notification Prior to Abortion form, a form motion for waiver of the filing fee, and a form affidavit of assets and liabilities, are available on the Judicial Branch Website. Either click on the following link (Supreme Court Forms), or return to the Judicial Branch home page, click on "Supreme Court" in the menu on the left side of the page, and then click on "Forms" in the menu on the left side of that page. To return to the Judicial Branch home page, click on return.
NOTE: The rules as published herein are subject to revisions promulgated from time to time by the New Hampshire Supreme Court and published in the New Hampshire Bar News. See Supreme Court Rules 1 and 51.