Nicole A. Forbes

Top rated Family Law attorney in Concord, New Hampshire

Orr & Reno, PA
Nicole A. Forbes
Orr & Reno, PA

Practice Areas: Family Law

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 2015

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024
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Orr & Reno, PA

45 S. Main Street
Box 3550
Concord, NH 03301 Phone: 603-223-9176 Email: Nicole A. Forbes Visit website

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Nicole is an experienced family law litigator, assisting clients in resolving their family crises in an efficient manner with empathy, compassion, and collegiality. Through thoughtful and tailored strategy unique to client goals and creative solutions to maximize family wealth and limit familial turmoil, she works with self-employed individuals, business owners, business executives, attorneys, dentists, doctors, human resource professionals, homemakers, education professionals, retirees, tradesmen, and others to achieve results that work best for them and their families.

Through full representations or consultation arrangements, Nicole assists clients with divorces (including those involving high net worth marital estates, trust assets, business interests, multiple real estate holdings, and other potentially complex assets), divorce planning, legal separations, parenting (formerly custody) matters, guardianships, contempt matters, child support matters and modification, alimony modification, other post-divorce issues, restraining order/protective order matters for domestic violence, stalking, harassment, and more.

Nicole resolves most cases through negotiation, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution methods, representing clients at court proceedings when needed. She has briefed and argued cases before the New Hampshire Circuit Court Family Division, including those on the specialized Family Division Complex Case Docket, designed for high value and/or highly contentious matters, the New Hampshire Circuit Court Probate Division, and the New Hampshire Circuit Court District Division. Nicole has also briefed cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court, New Hampshire Superior Court, and New Hampshire Circuit Court Probate Division, including those on the specialized Trust Docket, designed for complex trust cases.

First Admitted: 2015, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: https://orr-reno.com/our-people/nicole-a-forbes/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Granite United Way, Volunteer and SPBG Campaign Committee Chair
  • Hoffman-Haas Fellow  https://www.nhnonprofits.org/events/hoffman-haas-fellowship , 2023
  • NHBA Pro Bono Program and NH Free Legal Answers Volunteer
  • Alumni Mentor and Mock Interview Volunteer, Southern New Hampshire University  
  • Alumni Mentor, Suffolk University Law School
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Southern New Hampshire University, summa cum laude, 2012
  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, magna cum laude , 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • “Domestic Violence’s Impact: It’s Another Workplace Safety Issue that Employers Must Address,” New Hampshire Business Review (Nov. 2021), 2021
  • Presenter, CLE – 2022 Legal Update to New Hampshire Family Law, New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association (Jan. 2023), 2023
  • Co-Moderator, Adoption CLE, NHBA Family Law Section April 2022 Meeting, 2022
  • Presenter, CLE – 2022 Legislative Preview CLE: Family Law, New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association (March 2022), 2022
  • Presenter, CLE – 2021 Legal Update to New Hampshire Family Law, New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association (Jan. 2022), 2022
  • Moderator, CLE – 2022 Annual Family Law CLE, New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association (Jan. 2022), 2022
  • "The Impact of Payment Services on Lawyer and Client Obligations in Divorce Under Family Division Rule 1.25-A – Mandatory Disclosure,” NHBA Bar News (Nov. 2022), 2022
  • Presenter, 2020 Legal Update to New Hampshire Family Law, New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association (January 2022), 2022
  • Panelist, CLE – Pre-Nup & Post-Nup, New Hampshire Bar Association (Dec. 2021), 2021
  • Presenter, CLE – Nuts and Bolts of Family Law: Property Division, New Hampshire Bar Association (Nov. 2021), 2021
  • Presenter, CLE – Signposts on the Tax Road: Family Law, New Hampshire Bar Association (March 2021), 2021
  • “Drafting with an Eye to Litigation: Tips to Safeguard Enforceability of Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements at the Time of Divorce or Legal Separation,” NHBA Bar News (co-author) (Nov. 2021), 2021
  • NH Bar Association Leadership Academy, Steering Committee
  • NH Bar Association Leadership Academy, 2019 Graduate, 2019
  • BNI, Strategic Partners, Mentor Coordinator 
  • Addmitted in New Hampshire and Massachusetts
  • Presenter, 2020 Legal Update to New Hampshire Family Law, New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association (January 2021), 2021
  • Moderator, CLE - Domestic Violence in the Pandemic: A Guide for Practitioners New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association (January 2021), 2021
  • Moderator, The Business Side of Family Law, NHBA Family Law Section January 2021 Meeting, 2021
  • Moderator, Clerk’s Panel, NHBA Family Law Section 2019 December Meeting , 2019
  • Panelist, Pre-Nup, Post-Nup, and No-Nup (Irrevocable Trust), 2019
  • Member New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Boston Bar Associations
  • Member, New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association Trust & Estate Law Section
  • Programming Committee, New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association
  • Co-Vice Chair, New Hampshire Bar Association Family Law Section

Office location for Nicole A. Forbes

45 S. Main Street
Box 3550
Concord, NH 03301

Selections

6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024

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