616:1 Jurisdiction
616:2 For Whose Use
616:3 Execution
616:4 Right of Town, etc
616:5 Powers of Selectmen
616:6 Computation of Time, etc
616:7 Disqualification of Justice
616:8 General Issue
616:9 Limitation of Action

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 616

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.