New Hampshire Bankruptcy Law

Considering filing bankruptcy in New Hampshire? You need to understand New Hampshire bankruptcy law and exemptions.

As on overview we have listed some of the main exemptions, links to the federal courts serving New Hampshire, and some filing statistics for New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Exemptions

$100,000
Homestead (includes manufactured housing owned and occupied by debtor)

$4,000
One Motor Vehicle


This is just and overview and there is a detailed list of the New Hampshire Bankruptcy Exemptions.

New Hampshire Bankruptcy Courts

If you need more information about the New Hampshire Federal Bankruptcy Courts you can click on the link for your district.

  • New Hampshire District

  • New Hampshire Filing Statistics

    Here are the counties in New Hampshire with the highest amount of bankruptcy filings.

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 HILLSBOROUGH
    1198
    906
    291
    2012 ROCKINGHAM
    970
    700
    270
    2012 MERRIMACK
    470
    361
    109
    2012 STRAFFORD
    286
    223
    63

    You can see the information for all counties by visiting the New Hampshire Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings by county page.

    Here are the most recently available statistics for monthly bankruptcy filings in New Hampshire.

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    245
    185
    59
    2013 May
    264
    216
    47
    2013 April
    294
    226
    68
    2013 March
    327
    248
    78
    2013 February
    222
    167
    53
    2013 Janunary
    255
    180
    75


    You can see more data by visiting the New Hampshire Personal Bankruptcy Filing Statistics page.

    If you have question about filing bankruptcy please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page or schedule a free consultation with a local attorney.