Mobile game helps people act as their own lawyer so they don’t, for example, call the judge ‘dude’

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Mobile game helps people act as their own lawyer so they don’t, for example, call the judge ‘dude’

January 16, 2018 | David Brooks | Concord Monitor (NH)
Private lawyers are often too expensive for such small-claims or family court cases and the number of lawyers working pro bono doesn’t begin to meet the need, creating a lot of what is known in legalese as self-represented litigants.
Tags: Pro Se/Self-Help | Technology

Reverse mortgages lead to sharp uptick in seniors seeking help from foreclosure

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Reverse mortgages lead to sharp uptick in seniors seeking help from foreclosure

September 17, 2017 | Gretchen Grosky | New Hampshire Union Leader
Stephanie Bray, director of legal assistance’s Foreclosure Relief Project, said the percentage of people 60 and over needing legal help with foreclosures has more than doubled, to 78 percent of their relief clients in the last year.
Tags: Housing: Foreclosure | Housing: Mortgage

Attorney Warns Of Legal Action After Opening Of New N.H. Women’s Prison Delayed Again

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Attorney Warns Of Legal Action After Opening Of New N.H. Women’s Prison Delayed Again

July 31, 2017 | Rick Ganley , Michael Brindley | NHPR (local NPR, NH)
Department of Corrections officials say they're having trouble finding people to work at the new $48 million prison. The facility will be complete by this fall, but officials say it won't open until sometime next year due to staffing issues.
Tags: Criminal Justice | Prisoners Rights