Upton & Hatfield values the health and well-being of our employees, clients, families, and communities. To uphold these values, we have implemented recommendations from the Center for Disease Control by encouraging our employees to work remotely whenever possible. This does not change our commitment to you, and we are still available to handle your legal needs and provide you with the highest quality legal services during these unsettled times. Our offices are open, but for urgent matters only in conformity with state and federal authority recommendations. If you have any questions or concerns, we are ready and available to discuss them with you. We want all of us to stay safe while we work during this temporary situation.

Douglas S. Hatfield

Upton & Hatfield attorney Doug Hatfield

Doug Hatfield provides clients with estate planning advice, assisting individuals in financial planning for all aspects of their personal, family and business needs. His practice includes general business and real estate transactions.

A member of the firm for more than 45 years, Hatfield is a member of both the New Hampshire Bar Association and the American Bar Association with a long and distinguished history of service to both organizations. He is a member of the New Hampshire Council of School Attorneys, has served on the board of governors of the New Hampshire Bar Association, and is a past president of the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council. He has a Martindale Hubbell AV rating.

Doug is also an active member of many nonprofit organizations.

Debra Walton
Upton & Hatfield attorney Doug Hatfield

Representative Matters

  • In Re Estate of Richard B. Wilber, 165 N.H. 246 (2013).

    Attorney Hatfield successfully overturned the decision of the trial court and established the validity of postnuptial agreements in New Hampshire. 

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