William R. Phipps

561 Central Avenue,
Dover, NH 03820-3480
603 742-5222
800 363-7186
603 742-7212

Bill has more than fourteen years experience and is an aggressive advocate for those involved in family crisis including, but not limited to, divorce, post-divorce modifications, child custody, child/spousal support, adoption, guardianship, relocation and domestic violence.  At the same time, Bill appreciates the delicate balance that exists in family law cases involving minor children and how best to represent a client without creating additional stress and chaos upon children while at the same time protecting his client’s rights.  Bill is a former New Hampshire Assistant County Attorney where he successfully prosecuted misdemeanor and felony crimes.  Bill provides criminal defense for misdemeanor complaints including, but not limited to, simple assault, domestic violence and motor vehicle offenses including driving while intoxicated.



Serving the Following Practice Areas in NH and ME

  • Family Law
  • Divorce Law
  • Probate Law
  • Child custody
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
  • Adoptions and Guardianships
  • Criminal Defense


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • St. Lawrence University, Political Science and Environmental Studies, B.A., 1990


  •     New Hampshire
    • Strafford County Bar
    • Rockingham County Bar
    • Member Family Law Section
  •     Maine Bar
    • York County Bar
    • Member Family Law Section
  •     U.S. District Court for District of New Hampshire


  • Cocheco Valley Humane Society – Former Executive Committee Member and Board Member
  • Member South Berwick/Eliot, Maine Rotary Club