457:1 Purpose and Intent
457:1-a Equal Access to Marriage
457:2 Marriages Prohibited
457:3 Recognition of Out-of-State Marriages
457:4 Marriageable
457:5 Of Consent
457:5-a Petition for Annulment; Orders by Court
457:6 Petition by Party Under Age
457:7 Granting of Permission
457:8 Prohibitions
457:9 Penalty
457:22 Completion of Marriage License Application
457:23 Requirements
457:24 Penalty
457:26 Marriage License
457:28 Procedure
457:28-a Brochures Relative to Family Planning Services, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus
457:28-b Destruction of Records
457:29 Marriage License Fee
457:31 Solemnization of Marriage
457:31-a Secretary of State
457:31-b Solemnization of Marriage; Applicability
457:32 Special Commission
457:32-a Judges of the United States and the State of New Hampshire
457:33 Fee for Solemnizing
457:34 Penalty for Solemnization Without Valid Certificate
457:35 Penalty for Solemnization by Unauthorized Person
457:36 Effect of Informality
457:37 Affirmation of Freedom of Religion in Marriage
457:38 Certified Copy of Record
457:39 Cohabitation, etc
457:40 In Civil Actions
457:41 In Criminal Cases
457:42 Marriage of Parents
457:43 Residents
457:44 Nonresidents; Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage
457:45 Civil Union Recognition
457:46 Obtaining Legal Status of Marriage

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 457

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of these laws, shall mean the section next preceding or following that in which such reference is made, unless some other is expressly designated. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:13
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • justice: when applied to a magistrate, shall mean a justice of a municipal court, or a justice of the peace having jurisdiction over the subject-matter. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:12
  • Magistrate judges: Judicial officers who assist U.S. district judges in getting cases ready for trial, who may decide some criminal and civil trials when both parties agree to have the case heard by a magistrate judge instead of a judge.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
  • petition: when used in connection with the equity jurisdiction of the superior court, and referring to a document filed with the court, shall mean complaint, and "petitioner" shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • petitioner: shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4