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New Hampshire Criminal Records

  • New Hampshire has 1,244,592 total people (FBI, 2018).
  • New Hampshire is the 34th largest state by population.

Court System

  • The Probate Court has jurisdiction over trusts, wills, estates, adoptions, guardianship, and partition of property.
  • The Family Division/Court deals with cases that involve divorces, child support, domestic violence, abuse/neglect cases, juvenile delinquency, and some adoptions.
  • The District Court had jurisdiction over cases involving small claims, minor crimes/violations and civil cases where the amount of controversy does not exceed $25,000.
  • The Superior Court has jurisdiction over a wide variety of criminal, civil, and domestic relations cases and is holds jury trials.
  • The Supreme Court is New Hampshire's only appellate court and it hears appeals from the lower courts.

Crime Statistics for New Hampshire (FBI, 2018)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 2,503 37th / 49 (Low)
Murder 14 43rd / 49 (Very Low)
Rape 0 18th / 49 (High)
Robbery 407 41st / 49 (Very Low)
Aggravated Assault 1,474 41st / 49 (Very Low)
Property Crime 0 16th / 49 (High)
Burglary 2,363 42nd / 49 (Very Low)
Larceny Theft 14,122 40th / 49 (Very Low)
Motor Vehicle Theft 864 45th / 49 (Very Low)

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