Welcome to the New Hampshire Guide to Family Law. The purpose of this blog is to provide a timely resource and overview of the sometimes overwhelming issues in family law, including prenuptial agreements, legal separations, divorce, annulments, and child custody issues.
If you have questions about this blog or about any New Hampshire family law issue, please contact one of our family law experts:
Dave is one of our most experienced litigators, having tried dozens of jury trials and many, many trials to a judge. While having tried noteworthy business litigation and personal injury/medical malpractice disputes (Dave has two of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in the state), the majority of his practice is handling divorce matters. He recently has successfully resolved through trial, mediation or settlement many divorces involving substantial assets, trusts, businesses owned by the parties, large real estate holdings, and corporate stock interests.
Dave also has extensive experience drafting and reviewing prenuptial agreements (antenuptial agreements) and more recently has engaged in negotiating and drafting postnupital agreements with regards to divorce and death.
He is a past president of the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the International Society of Barristers.
Dave received his J.D. degree from Boston University Law School (1969), where he was a Member of the Boston University Law Review (1967-1969) and received his A.B. from Lehigh University (1966).
Peter’s practice primarily focuses on criminal law. Prior to joining McLane Middleton, he worked as a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Peter’s practice includes significant family law and domestic relations cases. He also handles a diverse civil practice, including commercial and personal injury cases. In addition, he works with the Tax Department in the litigation of civil and criminal tax matters.
Peter received his J.D. from the New England School of Law (1985), and B.A. from the University of Connecticut (1980).