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Appellate Advocacy

Appellate Advocacy

Winning at the trial court is generally a satisfying experience and result for our clients. But a win at the trial court does not always mean the end of the case. In fact, almost every type of case in New Hampshire is appealable to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Imagine winning your case only to have the win reversed on appeal. This is where Tarbell & Brodich can help you. Whether your case...
Business/Corporate Law

Business/Corporate Law

Tarbell & Brodich represents over 175 corporate clients comprised of small single owner businesses to large corporations.  Our services include representation of our corporate clients in litigation as well as managing their corporate record books, annual reports, annual minutes and preparing resolutions as required.  Eaton W. Tarbell, Jr., his son Eaton W. Tarbell, III and David Lefe...
Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

Civil litigation covers virtually everything expect criminal matters. While we work hard to avoid litigation and reach amicable resolutions before matters go to court, settlements do not always occur. In the commercial context, a business realizes that the only real remedy available is a judicial remedy. Whether the issue is for money loaned via a promissory note, a breach of contract, the return ...
Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Few things impact your life more than being charged with a criminal offense. The consequences range from bad to completely disastrous.  In New Hampshire, every criminal offense is classified as either a Misdemeanor or a Felony, and there are gradations within each of these major categories. Misdemeanors carry a possible penalty of up to 12 months incarceration and a $2,000 fine.  Felonie...
DWI Defense and Motor Vehicle

DWI Defense and Motor Vehicle

This is the offense that can happen to anyone.  Even a very occasional drinker, in the wrong place, at the wrong time, can be subject to arrest and severe penalties.  The penalties for a first offense include loss of license, fine, mandatory substance abuse evaluation, requirement to install an ignition interlock device, etc.  For anything other than an ordinary first offense, the p...
Employment Law

Employment Law

Tarbell & Brodich’s attorneys assist their clients in many areas of employment law. We understand and appreciate the hard work and sacrifices individuals and business owners make in building and maintaining their businesses. Just as important as the effort that goes into creating a business is the effort to protect that effort. Whether you are a business or an employer seeking to hire ne...
Estate Planning and Probate Law

Estate Planning and Probate Law

The correct preparation of an estate plan can maximize the amount of assets passed to heirs, while minimizing taxes as well as an executor’s or trustee’s stress.   A simple estate plan involves such legal documents as wills, financial powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney and living wills, nomination of guardian forms and declaration of final arrangements.  A mor...
Family Law

Family Law

Family law requires patience, understanding and compassion of and for my clients throughout the divorce process.  Divorce is a highly emotional event in someone’s life and I need to be available and accessible to my clients when they need me.  Sometimes their need for legal advice comes after business hours or over the weekend.  I am fortunate enough to have a paralegal (who i...
Landlord/Tenant Law

Landlord/Tenant Law

For landlords, we also offer legal assistance with the preparation of leases, collection and evictions.  This includes both for residential and commercial properties.  Often we are asked to provide a template lease; this simply is not realistic nor is it well advised.  Real estate is unique and each landlord/tenant relationship is different.  Difference from unit to unit can in...
Municipal Law

Municipal Law

Tarbell & Brodich’s attorneys have decades of experience in virtually every aspect of municipal law.  Because New Hampshire has no income or sales tax, but instead a real property tax, tax abatements are matters we routinely handle for property owners and municipalities.  Our ability to represent both towns and property owners affords us a unique perspective on the process and ...
Personal Injury

Personal Injury

Tarbell & Brodich has a long history of helping people who have been injured by the carelessness of another.  Its experience and financial resources bring complex cases to successful resolution.  Whether a case will go to trial or settle is not easy to predict prior to discovery and depends on many factors, including the strength of the case and whether the parties are willing to com...
Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

It is often more effective, both in substance and cost, to use a lawyer before trouble starts.  When considering transaction or a major change in your business or personal life then it may be a good time to seek the assistance of an attorney.  Such a change may be buying or selling real estate, financing and changes to your real estate, whether it be improvements or boundary line adjustm...
Social Security

Social Security

Adult Disability Cases You’ve worked your whole life. Every week your paystubs showed the deductions coming out of your paycheck for Medicare and Social Security. You’ve paid into the system so that if you get sick or injured and can’t work, you have a safety net to catch you and your family. Then the day comes. Your back finally gives out after years of fighting-off the pain, a...
Workers' Comp - Maine

Workers' Comp - Maine

Representing Injured Workers in Maine Most people spend the majority of their lives at work. This is a fact of life. Accidents happen in the work place, no matter how safely people work, but it isn’t always an accident that causes an injury. Many jobs involve repetitive motion, which can cause injury over time. Exposure to certain work conditions over time, can also result in illness and di...