The Civil Law Bureau is contained within the Department of Justice and serves as legal counsel to over 100 executive departments and agencies of State government under RSA 7 and RSA 21-M. The individual State agencies and state statutes can be viewed at the New Hampshire State Government Web Site. The attorneys in the civil bureau represent the state and its agencies before State and Federal Courts and in administrative proceedings. Civil Law Bureau attorneys also provide legal advice and opinions to executive branch agencies. Please see the Department's recent press releases for the latest activities.
Civil Law Bureau attorneys may not provide legal advice or opinions to individual citizens. However, you may view the contact points to organizations that may provide representation by clicking on the Civil Law Bureau's Frequently Asked Questions.
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If you have questions, please contact the Civil Paralegals by fax at 603-271-2110, by phone at 603-271-3658 or by regular mail at the following address:
NH Department of Justice
Civil Law Bureau
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301
New Hampshire Department of Justice | 33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301