The Family Division handles cases filed by the state involving abused or neglected children. The purpose of this process is to protect children, keep families together when possible, provide assistance to parents so they can raise healthy and safe children, and to provide treatment and services to children who are placed outside their home.
Protocols Relative To Termination Of Parental Rights, Surrender Of Parental Rights, Voluntary Mediation And Adoptions Involving RSA 169-C Cases (Pursuant to Circuit Court Administrative Order 2017-20)
"Court...I'm Going" - This video will help children and youth in abuse and neglect cases learn what to expect when going to court for the first time.
APPLA Protocol Overview - This video was produced by the New Hampshire Court Improvement Project and provides additional information for circuit courts conducting RSA 169-C post-permanency hearings in abuse and neglect cases for youth with APPLA (Another Planned Permanent Living Arrangement) as their permanency plan.