This website is a cooperative effort of the legal services sgencies serving New Hampshire's low income population.
New Hampshire Legal Services is a community of agencies dedicated to the ideal of equal access to justice. Working together, we provide a range of services to low income people across the state. Legal Advice & Referral Center, New Hampshire Legal Assistance, the Pro Bono Program of the New Hampshire Bar Association, The Disabilities Rights Center, the Civil Practice Clinic at Franklin Pierce Law, and the New Hampshire Public Defender provide representation, legal advice, information and support to clients with legal problems in New Hampshire.
Working with the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, the New Hampshire Courts System, and other agencies, we strive to provide complete assistance and information to our client community.
This community of legal service providers have participated in LARC's creation of this website to assist in the delivery of legal services to our clients, and the delivery of accurate information to our community as a whole. We hope you find this website useful.
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2013 Legal Needs Study and Economic Impact Report Released
At a Feb. 21 press conference, Richard Uchida, co-chair of the NH Access to Justice Commission, talks about a new study that shows New Hampshire is far behind the national average in terms of meeting the civil legal needs of its poor and vulnerable citizens.
Read the newspaper article, Equal justice to all doesn’t extend to New Hampshire’s poor
Nashua Telegraph, Feb. 22
Download a summary of the study, The Justice Gap, Feb 2013
Download the report, The Economic Impact of Civil Legal Services in New Hampshire: Achieving Justice and Boosting the Economy, Feb 2013
Download the fact sheet, The Economic Impact of Civil Legal Services – Achieving Justice and Boosting New Hampshire’s Economy, Feb 2013