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RULES OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE APPLICABLE IN CRIMINAL CASES FILED IN SUPERIOR COURT

 

[Editor’s note: The rules that follow were, prior to October 1, 2013, titled Rules of the Superior Court of the State of New Hampshire. Effective October 1, 2013, these rules applied only in criminal cases filed in Superior Court and in domestic relations cases filed in the Cheshire County Superior Court. Effective December 16, 2013 these rules apply only in criminal cases filed in Superior Court. For civil cases filed or pending in Superior Court on or after October 1, 2013, see the Rules of the Superior Court of the State of New Hampshire Applicable in Civil Actions.]

CONTEMPT AND ARREST


    142. Attachments for contempt may be issued by the Court at any time upon evidence of the violation of any injunction or other order, or for neglect of witnesses to give evidence upon subpoena, and commitment may be made thereon.

    Parties may be arrested upon order of Court and required to give bonds for appearance and to abide the order of Court in any case where it shall be deemed necessary.


    143. Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs are authorized to take bail in civil contempt proceedings and shall forward forthwith such bail so taken to the Clerk of the Court issuing the capias.

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