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Censabella v. Hillsborough County Attorney  
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0429

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Lisa Censabella appealed a superior court’s dismissal of her petition for relief against Hillsborough County Attorney Dennis Hogan under the Right-to-Know Law. Petitioner argued the trial court erred in ruling...

San-Ken Homes, Inc. v. New Hampshire Attorney General  
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0008

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff San-Ken Homes, Inc. (San-Ken) appealed a superior court decision requiring it to apply for registration or exemption with defendant New Hampshire Attorney General, Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau (Bure...

Appeal of James Cole  
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0295

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of the termination of petitioner James Cole by the New Hampshire Department of Information Technology (DOIT). One of Cole’s initial assignments was overhauling an Account Security Form (ASF). This was...

Conduent State & Local Solutions, Inc. v. New Hampshire Department of Transportation  
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0548

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Conduent State & Local Solutions, Inc. (Conduent) appealed a superior court order denying Conduent’s request for a declaration that defendant New Hampshire Department of Transportation (DOT) exceeded its statut...

New Hampshire v. Afshar  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0387

Justia Opinion Summary: The State appealed a superior court order granting defendant Foad Afshar a new trial following his convictions on one count of simple assault, two counts of unlawful mental health practice, and one count of aggravated fe...

Appeal of State Employees' Association of New Hampshire, Inc., SEIU, Local 1984  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0514

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner State Employees’ Association of New Hampshire, Inc., SEIU, Local 1984 (Union), appealed a New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board (PELRB) order finding respondent State of New Hampshire did not com...

In the Matter of Steven Hoyt and Lesley Hoyt  
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0238

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Steven Hoyt appealed a circuit court order reinstating his alimony obligation to respondent Lesley Hoyt, and granting an upward adjustment to his child support payments. The parties had three children. Two wer...

Appeal of FairPoint Logistics, Inc.  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0362

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners Northern New England Telephone Operations, LLC and FairPoint Logistics, Inc. (collectively, “FairPoint”), appealed the final decision of the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security (NHES), claiming th...

Franciosa v. Hidden Pond Farm, Inc.  
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0153

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Anthony Franciosa, as father and next friend of Vaneesa Franciosa, appealed a superior court order granting summary judgment filed by the defendants, Jessica Elliott and Hidden Pond Farm, Inc. a/k/a Hidden Pond...

White v. New Hampshire  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0381

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1985, petitioner Edward White was convicted in Massachusetts on two counts of indecent assault and battery arising from allegations that he sexually assaulted an eight-year-old female. He served three years in prison...

New Hampshire. v. Brawley  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0403

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant John Brawley was charged with two criminal offenses in Circuit Court that were transferred to Superior Court for a jury trial. Because defendant was indigent, the trial court appointed a public defender to repr...

Grand Summit Hotel Condominium Unit Owners' Association v. L.B.O. Holding, Inc.. d/b/a Attitash Mountain Resort  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0673

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the Grand Summit Hotel Condominium Unit Owners’ Association (Association), filed claims against defendant, L.B.O. Holding, Inc. d/b/a Attitash Mountain Resort (Attitash), arising from Attitash’s alleged failur...

White v. New Hampshire  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 2018-0056

Justia Opinion Summary: Following an evidentiary hearing on the merits, petitioner Edward White appealed a trial court order denying his petition to be relieved of the obligation to register as a sex offender in New Hampshire. In January 1994,...

New Hampshire. v. Brawley  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 2018-0057

Justia Opinion Summary: The State of New Hampshire appealed a superior court order denying a motion for a bench warrant filed by the New Hampshire Division of Administrative Services, Office of Cost Containment (OCC) to secure the appearance of...

Grand Summit Hotel Condominium Unit Owners' Association v. L.B.O. Holding, Inc.. d/b/a Attitash Mountain Resort  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 2018-0058

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Grand Summit Hotel Condominium Unit Owners’ Association (Association), filed claims against defendant L.B.O. Holding, Inc. d/b/a Attitash Mountain Resort (Attitash), arising from Attitash’s alleged failure to m...

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