The New Hampshire Courts Response to COVID-19
The New Hampshire Judicial Branch remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our courts (Supreme, Superior, and Circuit) are processing cases during this time and the courthouses are open for limited in-person hearings. To protect the staff and the public, access to courthouses and clerks’ offices continues to be limited through September 28 per Amended Emergency Orders.
See What to Know before Coming to a New Hampshire Courthouse for detailed information on:
- In-person access
- Media Access
- Face coverings requirements
- Use of e-filing or drop boxes
- NEW! Required 14-day quarantine for litigants, lawyers, and visitors traveling from out of New England
Call: For questions related to Superior Court or Circuit Court cases, please call 1-855-212-1234. For questions related to Supreme Court, please contact the clerk’s office at (603) 271-2646.
Updates on current operations: For the latest orders governing proceedings in each court, including answers to Frequently Asked Questions and the resumption of jury trials, see the NHJB COVID-19 Response page.
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- New Hampshire Supreme Court Extends and Amends Emergency Orders Limiting In-Person Court Proceedings through September 28, 2020
- Supreme Court issues order concerning quarantine period prior to courthouse entry
- Jury Trial Pilot to Start on August 20
- New Hampshire Cancels In-Person Bar Examination on September 9 and 10
- New Hampshire Superior Court Justice Nadeau Selected to the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice
- New Hampshire Makes Plans to Resume Jury Trials
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