Newport – 5th Circuit District Court
Is your case in the 5th Circuit – District Division – Newport Court, commonly known as the Newport District Court?
This Court handles criminal, DWI and other motor vehicle cases prosecuted by the towns of Newport, Croyden, Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, New London, Newbury, Sunapee, Springfield, Washington, and Wilmot.
Prosecuting attorneys from the Merrimack County Attorney’s Office prosecute some misdemeanor cases and DWI cases for the New London Police Department. Other towns use their police chief or police prosecutor to prosecute cases here. State Troopers tend to prosecute their own cases here but can call in a prosecuting attorney for a contested case.
Newport District Court Case Victories
Newport District Court. Attorney Ted Lothstein convinces Merrimack County Attorney’s Office and State Police to dismiss felony witness tampering and misdemeanor domestic assault charges against Client. At the outset of the case, the complainant brought a restraining order in Newport District Court. Attorney Lothstein cross-examined client’s accuser, spotlighted multiple contradictions in her story, exposed her motive of revenge for a failed relationship, and persuaded a district court judge to dismiss the restraining order she brought against Client.No restraining order, no lifetime ban on gun ownership, no felony, no criminal charges at all – 100% exonerated. Read More
Client, charged in Newport District Court with Underage DWI, possession of marijuana, and Open Container, faced a mandatory one-year license suspension if convicted of DWI. He retained Ted Lothstein, who prepared for trial, and then secured a plea where the DWI was dismissed and replaced with a reckless driving complaint, reducing Client's overall license suspension to 120 days and saving him from the long-term economic hardship and stigma of a DWI conviction. Read More
5th Circuit - District Division - Newport
55 Main Street
Newport, NH 03773-0581