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Frivolous Lawsuits and Vexatious Litigants

Reviewed 07/06/2021
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New Hampshire Statutes

There are statutes penalizing frivolous lawsuits in situations other than those involving torts and contracts. Below are some examples.  A keyword search of the Revised Statutes Online using "frivolous," "bad faith," "vexatious," "unconscionable" or "unconscionability" will bring up several others. 

New Hampshire Cases

New Hampshire Court Orders

New Hampshire Court Rules

Below are examples of rules that allow courts to assess attorney's fees against litigants who engage in frivolous or delaying tactics. 

Please remember that this guide is for information purposes only and is not comprehensive.  
It is intended as a starting point for research, to illustrate the various sources of the law, and to provide guidance in their use. 
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