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The New Hampshire judicial system is made up of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, Superior Court, Probate Court, District Court and Family Division.


The only federal district court in New Hampshire is the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. Appeals from the District of New Hampshire go to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.


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New Hampshire counties


There are 10 counties in New Hampshire. Each county has a Superior Court (Hillsborough County has two) and a Circuit Court. The Circuit Court system was created July 1, 2011 and has consolidated the former probate courts, district courts and family divisions.

 

  To see a list of counties in New Hampshire, please see - New Hampshire counties



Elections

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Judges in New Hampshire are selected by the commission-selection, political appointment method. Candidates are chosen by a nominating commission and, from those candidates, the Governor makes the nomination. The final appointment is made by the executive council. Judges do not have terms, but serve until the age of 70.

There are no judicial elections in New Hampshire.

Selection

Judicial selection in New Hampshire

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Method

Comm. select., Gov. appt.

Term - Until age 70

Method

Comm. select., Gov. appt.

Term - Until age 70


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