The Goffstown Family Division has opened in the new courthouse located at 329 Mast Road, Goffstown, New Hampshire. The Goffstown Family Division is the first Hillsborough County location to open, with Jaffrey/Peterborough and Manchester to follow later this year. The court will serve the towns of Francetown, Goffstown, New Boston and Weare and Judge Paul Lawrence is the presiding justice.
The Family Division courts have subject matter jurisdiction over a range of cases in family matters listed in RSA 490-D:2. The family division hears actions for divorce, legal separation, civil union dissolution, parenting, domestic violence protection, delinquency, CHINS, abuse/neglect, termination of parental rights, guardianship of minors, and adoption actions which relate to any of the following: abuse/neglect, guardianship, or termination of parental rights proceedings.
Check the Family Division website to find out where your case will be filed.