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Statutes > New-hampshire > TITLELXII > CHAPTER635 > 635-2

&nbsp&nbsp&nbspI. A person is guilty of criminal trespass if, knowing that he is not licensed or privileged to do so, he enters or remains in any place.
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspII. Criminal trespass is a misdemeanor for the first offense and a class B felony for any subsequent offense if the person knowingly or recklessly causes damage in excess of $1,000 to the value of the property of another.
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspIII. Criminal trespass is a misdemeanor if:
&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp(a) The trespass takes place in an occupied structure as defined in RSA 635:1, III; or
&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp(b) The person knowingly enters or remains:
&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp(1) In any secured premises;
&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp(2) In any place in defiance of an order to leave or not to enter which was personally communicated to him by the owner or other authorized person; or
&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp(3) In any place in defiance of any court order restraining him from entering such place so long as he has been properly notified of such order.
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspIV. All other criminal trespass is a violation.
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspV. In this section, “”secured premises'' means any place which is posted in a manner prescribed by law or in a manner reasonably likely to come to the attention of intruders, or which is fenced or otherwise enclosed in a manner designed to exclude intruders.
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspVI. In this section, “”property,'' “”property of another,'' and “”value'' shall be as defined in RSA 637:2, I, IV, and V, respectively.

Source. 1971, 518:1. 1979, 377:7. 2005, 125:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.