New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

FRM Victims' Fund FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the FRM Victims' Fund.

How can I check the status of my application?

I filed my application online, and I received notification that my draft will be deleted. What does the notification mean?

How will I know if my application is accepted as complete?

If my application is incomplete or more information is required, will I be notified?

How do I update my contact information with the FRM Administrator?

Is there a deadline to apply?

I've submitted my application timely, does my application need to be accepted as complete by the Administrator before the May 18, 2022 deadline for me to be eligible for recovery?

What if I am represented by an attorney?

Who does my application go to?

How will I be notified if I don't qualify?

If I qualify, how will my award amount be determined?

If I qualify, when can I expect my award?

If I qualify, how will I get my award?

What should I do if I receive any compensation for my loss from an outside source subsequent to the filing of a claim?

I have a question not listed here, who can I contact?

back to topHow can I check the status of my application?

If you submitted your application online, you will be able to check the status of your application at the NH Online Forms website using the account you created.  NH Online Forms System - State of New Hampshire

back to topI filed my application online, and I received notification that my draft will be deleted. What does the notification mean?

If you receive an email notification that your draft will be deleted, it is likely that your application was not submitted. After an application is submitted, the claimant should receive an email message from the FRM Administrator confirming that she received the application. If you received an email that your draft will be deleted, and you did not receive an email confirming that your application was received, contact the FRM Administrator at frm.fund@doj.nh.gov.

back to topHow will I know if my application is accepted as complete?

You will be notified if your application is accepted as complete.

back to topIf my application is incomplete or more information is required, will I be notified?

Yes, the FRM Administrator will contact you if additional information is needed. Please be sure to complete the address, phone number, and email address section on the application to ensure accurate contact information. If you submitted your application online, you will be contacted by email.

back to topHow do I update my contact information with the FRM Administrator?

Send an email to frm.fund@doj.nh.gov.

back to topIs there a deadline to apply?

The deadline for submitting an application was May 18, 2022. In accordance with RSA 359-P, the FRM Administrator no longer can accept applications.

back to topI've timely submitted my application timely. Does my application need to be accepted as complete by the Administrator before the May 18, 2022 deadline for me to be eligible for recovery?

No. The statute requires only that the application be submitted in a timely manner (i.e., before May 18, 2022). The FRM Administrator's requests for additional information do not impact timeliness of the application.

back to topWhat if I am represented by an attorney?

If you are represented by an attorney, please let us know and forward contact information for the attorney. Correspondence will thereafter be sent directly to your counsel.

back to topWho does my application go to?

The FRM Administrator, who will be tracking all applications.

back to topHow will I be notified if I don't qualify?

If you do not qualify, you will receive correspondence via mail and/or email articulating that you did not qualify and on what basis.

back to topIf I qualify, how will my award amount be determined?

The statute provides that the total amount of the fund, less costs of administration, shall be distributed on a pro rata basis to qualifying claimants. Please note that awards are capped at 50% of the claimant's allowable loss..

back to topIf I qualify, when can I expect my award?

The statute articulates that the funds will be distributed to qualifying claimants annually on December 31st.

back to topIf I qualify, how will I get my award?

Wait for further updates, but most likely the options will be delivery by mail or in person at the Department of Justice/State Treasurer's Office on December 31st.

back to topWhat should I do if I receive any compensation for my loss from an outside source subsequent to the filing of a claim?

RSA 359-P requires that claimants who receive compensation for their loss after filing their claim shall immediately notify the Administrator of the award.

back to topI have a question not listed here, who can I contact?

Contact the FRM Administrator at frm.fund@doj.nh.gov or 603-271-1527. Please note that the FRM Administrator is a part-time employee. Calls will be returned when the FRM Administrator is in the office.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658