New Hampshire Municipal Law Questions & Answers

Q: If a town allows fundraisers for schools and town events, can they deny a church request to post similar fund raisers?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on May 31, 2016
Israel Piedra's answer
Research would be necessary to definitively answer this question. However, it seems like the town is simply limiting the newsletter to government-sponsored events. If the town was allowing private events to advertise, but not similar church-sponsored events, there might be a First Amendment violation.

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Q: When do I stop owning (and paying taxes for) a property that no longer exists (in NH)?

1 Answer | Asked in Municipal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Sep 13, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Depending on the effective date of the tax assessment, you may owe property tax for this year. If, for example, assessments for this year are as of the end of February, you are properly being taxed for the MH for this tax year. They may claim a lien, but it is against the lot and you don't own the lot. Thus it is not your problem. And no, you have no right to use the lot. Your right to use it ended in April.

Note that in most places property tax liability is not personal, but...

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