News reports this week confirmed rumors that New Hampshire plans to reorganize their court system, eliminating approximately 60 court clerks. The money saving effort, will see many clerks dismissed or demoted. In their place, New Hampshire plans to adopt a “circuit court system” with the remaining clerks managing more courts. If passed by the legislature, the reorganization will go into effect on July 1, 2011. New Hampshire’s court system has not reported whether delays are expected as a result of the reorganization.
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