Parental Rights in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Parental Rights News
We’re excited to let you know that two important bills will be heard in executive session in the New Hampshire House of Representatives’ Children and Family Law Committee on Tuesday, March 1. The Committee will vote on H.B. 1612, a bill that will change New Hampshire’s child abuse and neglect reporting laws from anonymous to…
New Hampshire State Law and Parental Rights
New Hampshire does not have a state statute that explicitly defines and protects parental rights as fundamental rights.
- New Hampshire RSA 461-A:6 outlines determination of parental rights and responsibilities; as well as the factors evaluated in decided best interest of the child.
- RSA 461-A:11 governs the modification of parental rights and responsibilities.
- RSA 461-A:13 establishes grandparent visitation rights.
- RSA 461-A:16 establishes the guidelines for appointing a guardian ad litem for children involved in proceedings regarding parental issues.
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