Questions Answered by Joseph Caulfield

Q: Is it OK for my GAL to forward our private email's to the opposing counsel without my permission?

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for New Hampshire on
Answered on May 1, 2018
Joseph Caulfield's answer
Unless you've agreed to something else in the GAL Stipulation, the GAL's file is open to both parties, meaning everything can be obtained.

Q: my 17yr old son has a hearing for transporting and unlawful possession of alcohol , should I get a lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Dec 8, 2015
Joseph Caulfield's answer
Yes, because you don't want that on his record, if you can avoid it.

Q: In NH, a protection order is placed. Defendant is at a restaurant and victim walks in after. Who has to leave?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for New Hampshire on
Answered on Dec 8, 2015
Joseph Caulfield's answer
Courts generally rule that the defendant must leave.

Q: Can a person with dementia legally change their power of attorney?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Sep 17, 2013
Joseph Caulfield's answer
Dementia is an up and down things as it progresses.

It depends on the person's faculties at the time of the change.

Q: I live in New Hampshire what rights do i have as a father? We havent been to court for custody just child support.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Sep 17, 2013
Joseph Caulfield's answer
You have the exact same rights and responsibilities as the mom has.

Q: I have full custody of my son in New Hampshire can I give my ex full custody

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Sep 17, 2013
Joseph Caulfield's answer
Assuming that's in your son's best interests, of course!

You should be able to do it by filing a new parenting plan for the court's approval.

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