What is Domestic Violence?

New Hampshire state laws define Domestic Violence, or abuse, as the “commission or attempted commission of one or more of the following acts by a family or household member or current or former sexual or intimate partner and where such conduct constitutes a credible threat to the plaintiff’s safety:

a. Assault or reckless conduct
b. Criminal threatening
c. Sexual assault
d. Interference with freedom (Includes stalking)
e. Destruction of property
f. Unauthorized entry
g. Harassment

For complete definition of above listed offenses please refer to http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/