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:

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Jacqueline A. Leary
(603) 628-1178

Jacqueline is an associate in the Litigation Department. She is the Vice Chair of the Family Law Practice Group as well as a member of the firm’s Employment and Criminal Law Practice Groups. In addition, she assists clients in a wide variety of other litigation matters, including commercial litigation.

Jacqueline received her J.D. Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (2017) and her B.A. Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Haven’s Honors Program (2014). Jacqueline also received her certificate in Health Law and Policy. During law school, Jacqueline was a member of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program, a Simoneau Family Fellow, and a Bruce E. Friedman and Jeanie Jacobs Goldberg Scholarship Recipient.

Anderson, PeterPeter Anderson
(603) 628-1410

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).