Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes 339-E:4

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • state: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
A principal who is not a resident of this state who enters into a contract with a sales representative subject to this chapter shall be considered to be doing business in this state for purposes of the exercise of personal jurisdiction over the principal.