Below you will find important information on New Hampshire state debt recovery laws including: New Hampshire Statutes, Judgments, Garnishments, Interest Rates, and Bad Check Laws.
STATE: NEW HAMPSHIRE
- Judgment: 2007 – 6.8% (changes every year on the 1st of January)
STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (IN YEARS)
- Open Account: 3
- For Goods: 4
- Written Contract: 3
- Domestic Judgment: 20
- Foreign Judgment: 20
BAD CHECK LAWS (CIVIL PENALTY)
Amount due, interest, court costs, reasonable attorney’s fees & $10 per business day (max. $500). If statutory notice is sent. (RSA 544-B)
GENERAL GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS
50 x fed. min. hourly wage. All future wage are exempt so that the court cannot issue an onging order.