The following is a listing with links to the Probate Court Administrative Orders. They are in .pdf format and can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat, version 5.0 or higher.
Effective August 1, 2007, all Administrative Orders have been re-issued and supersede all prior Administrative Orders.
For a list of Circuit Court administrative orders please visit the Circuit Court page.
|Number||Relative To||Most Recent Revision|
|Educational Conferences for Registers of Probate||August 1, 2007|
|Justice/Master Name Plate in Probate Court Proceedings||August 1, 2007|
|Records Management and Retention Policy||February 16, 2006|
|Notice By Publication||August 1, 2007|
|Hours of Operation||August 1, 2007|
|Parties Appearing of Record in Guardianship and Custodianship Cases, Per RSAs 463, 463-A, 464 & 465||August 1, 2007|
|Estates Opened to Pursue a Cause of Action||December 14, 2009|
|Protocol for Background Checks in Guardianship Proceedings||August 1, 2010|
|Protocol for Background Check in Adoption Proceedings With No Home Study||December 1, 2008|
|Certificates of Appointment (Letters of Appointment)||September 1, 2011|
|Certificates – Adoptions & Name Changes, Bond Discharges and Other Documents||September 1, 2011|
|Probate Mediation Policies||September 25, 2009|
|GAL Fee Caps in 464-A Guardianships||RESCINDED August 1, 2007|
|Obtaining a Decedent's Medical Records||January 1, 2011|
|Telephonic Appearances at Certain Probate Court Hearings||RESCINDED April 10, 2015|
|Civil actions filed in Probate Court - Writs, Small Claim Complaints and Landlord Tenant actions||October 1, 2009|
|Criteria for Professional Guardian||September 10, 2009|
|Confidentiality in Guardianships of Incapacitated Persons||October 24, 2013|