New Hampshire Civil Rights Attorneys
Top-Rated Trial Lawyers Fighting for Justice Since 1997
As a United States citizen, you are afforded many civil rights under both state and federal law. These guaranteed rights allow for equal social and work opportunities as well as equal protection for all citizens regardless of race, religion, or other specified characteristics. Protecting your civil rights is essential if these rights are to continue unimpeded or encroached upon for all citizens. If you believe your civil rights have been violated, you should discuss your situation with an attorney who has experience in standing up for these rights against any entity, whether it is an individual, group, or government agency.
At Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C., you can turn to a legal team that has earned a well-deserved reputation for its legal acumen both outside the courtroom and as highly-rated trial lawyers. Members of our legal team have been distinguished as AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell®, have earned 10.0 Ratings on Avvo, and have been listed as Super Lawyers®. With more than 100 years of combined experience, we offer outstanding service in fighting for and protecting civil rights.
Civil Rights Cases in New Hampshire
Your rights under the law include but are not limited to the following:
- Freedom of speech
- Freedom of assembly
- Freedom of religion
- Freedom to petition the government
- The right to due process
- The right to vote
- The right to a fair trial
- The right to a public education
- The right to use public services
- The right to be free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, or age (protected characteristics)
Civil rights violation cases can be based on a wide range of abuses. These cases can include such matters as illegal searches and seizure, cruel and unusual punishment, the denial of housing, a job, a promotion, a mortgage, a seat at a restaurant, and other social denials based on the protected characteristics mentioned above.
Many civil rights violations will involve filing a claim with a government agency as the first step. For example, if you have suffered discrimination in the workplace, filing a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) would have to be done first. Our firm can initiate the proper legal steps in order to seek the justice you deserve for any civil rights abuses.
To better understand your situation and what steps need to be taken, we advise that you discuss the matter with one of our experienced attorneys at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C. as soon as possible.