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New Hampshire Criminal Records

  • New Hampshire has 1,330,608 total people (FBI, 2015).
  • New Hampshire is the 10th 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, 2015)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 2,652 5th / 51 (Very Low)
Murder 14 1st / 51 (Very Low)
Rape 627 10th / 51 (Very Low)
Robbery 468 7th / 51 (Very Low)
Aggravated Assault 1,543 5th / 51 (Very Low)
Property Crime 23,229 6th / 51 (Very Low)
Burglary 3,467 5th / 51 (Very Low)
Larceny Theft 18,871 7th / 51 (Very Low)
Motor Vehicle Theft 891 3rd / 51 (Very Low)