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Probate Divison - Forms Sorted Alphabetically
Form Number
Name of Form
Description
Instructions To Complete

NHJB-2200-DFPS
(06/04/2008)

Affidavit as to Military Service

Form completed by petitioner/plaintiff to show that defaulting party is or is not in military service.

Instructions
NHJB-2669-P
(01/01/2011)
Affidavit of Administrator Regarding Distribution of Insolvent Estate The Administrator is required to file this form after distribution of an insolvent estate as ordered by the court. Instructions

NHJB-2146-P
(08/17/2012)

Affidavit of Counsel as to Propriety of a Foreign Will / Codicil to be Admitted into Probate

This form is used when a will or codicil is being probated in New Hampshire but the will or codicil was executed in another state or in a foreign country. The form must be completed by an attorney who is stating that the will was properly executed according to the state or foreign laws in effect where and at the time the will or codicil was executed.

Instructions

NHJB-2189-FP
(10/31/2006)

Affidavit of Mother

This form must be completed by the birth mother surrendering her parental rights.   It is intended to identify the father of the child.

Instructions
NHJB-2423-DP
(03/25/2013)
Affidavit of Non-Compliance To inform the court and commence contempt proceedings when a defendant in a civil or small claims matter fails to adhere to a payment order issued by the Court.  

NHJB-2147-P
(06/07/2012)

Affidavit of Nursing Home Administrator

Used for the disposition of patient nursing home accounts when conditions specified in RSA 151-A:15 are met.

Instructions

NHJB-2202-DFPS
(10/31/2006)

Agreement

Form is completed by parties who are filing an agreement with the court.

NHJB-2952-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Agreement - GDN of Minor or Incapacitated Person Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
Form is completed by parties who are e-filing an agreement with the court
 

NHJB-2179-FP
(07/01/2011)

Agreement to Mediate

This form is used to describe the mediation process and is used at the beginning of a mediation session. The mediator will provide detailed directions for completing this form.  

Instructions

NHJB-2166-P
(03/25/2013)

Annual Report of the Guardian of the Person - Adult

RSA 464-A:35 requires that the guardian of an incapacitated person (ward) file an annual report each year to report on the general status of the ward. This form serves as that report.

Instructions
NHJB-2166-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Annual Report of Guardian of the Person – Adult

Guardian of Incapacitated Person Case:
RSA 464-A:35 requires that the guardian of an incapacitated person (ward) file an annual report each year to report on the general status of the ward.   This form serves as that report

 

NHJB-2119-P
(03/25/2013)

Appearance or Withdrawal

Any person, who has an interest in a case, must file an appearance in order to file any pleadings and receive any notifications regarding the case from the court.   A withdrawal is filed when the person no longer wishes to receive information about this case.

Instructions
NHJB-2391-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Appearance/Withdrawal Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is used by a self-represented party or an attorney on behalf of a party who is filing an appearance or withdrawing their appearance.
Instructions for Filing Appearance

NHJB-2314-P
(10/31/2006)

Application for Waiving Fee

This form is used when a party wants to waive a fee. It could be a filing fee, default fee or a citation fee.

Instructions

NHJB-2120-P
(03/30/2011)

Appointment of Resident Agent

This form is used when an executor or administrator, guardian, trustee or conservator resides outside of New Hampshire or plans to be outside the state for more than one year.   In those circumstances, that person must appoint a person who does reside in New Hampshire to serve as his or her agent to receive notice of claims against the estate or other legal documents.

Instructions
NHJB-2120-Pe
06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Appointment of Resident Agent  Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is used when an executor or administrator, guardian, trustee or conservator resides outside of New Hampshire or plans to be outside the state for more than one year
 

NHJB-2121-P
(10/31/2006)

Assent

Used to show that the interested parties who are listed in the court's case file agree with the document being filed with the court.   By signing the assent form, the interested party agrees to the document being submitted and this allows the court to make a ruling on the document without further notification from the court.

Instructions
NHJB-2121-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Assent Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is used to show that the interested parties who are listed in the court’s case file agree with the document being filed with the court
 
NHJB-2864-P
(01/02/2014)
Assent for Proof of Will This form is used to show that the interested parties who are listed in the court’s case file agree with the proving of will in common form without the need for a witness to appear, in the will filed with the court. It can only be used if the probate of a will is NOT contested. Instructions
NHJB-2122-P
(10/01/2006)
Assent for Summary Administration This assent form is one of the documents required to close an estate using the summary administration process. By signing this form, the legatees or other persons beneficially interested in the estate, agree that further court supervision for administering the estate is not needed. Instructions
NHJB-2772-DFPSSUP
(10/01/2013)
Audio/Video Notice Form Form is completed by an individual who intends to use audio, video or photography equipment in the courtroom during court proceedings  
NHJB-2148-P
(03/25/2013)
Certification of Copies to Parties

Any person filing with the probate court must furnish copies to all parties. If such certification is not included on the form filed with the court, this form may be used.

Instructions
NHJB-2634-P
(02/14/2013)
Certification of Trust The purpose of this form is to obtain the name and address of all trustees when a trust is referenced in a will.  

NHJB-2409-DFP
(03/25/2013)

Change of Address Notification Form for parties to use to keep court advised of address changes.  
NHJB-2101-FP
(05/30/2015)

Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

 

Completed by parties in divorce or parenting actions to calculate child support. How to change child support by agreement checklist
NHJB-2101-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Child Support Guidelines Worksheet Guardian of Minor Case:
Completed by parties in divorce or parenting actions to calculate child support
 
NHJB-2878-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Confidential Information Sheet - Electronically Filed Cases Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases: Instructions for filing confidential information - GDN
NHJB-2963-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Consent Guardian of Minor Case:
Used at HEARING ONLY for minor guardianships. Court will ask that parents (if they appear) sign if they voluntarily and knowingly give consent to the guardianship. If minor is over the age of 14 years, he/she will also sign
 

DSSP256

Criminal Record Release Authorization Division of State Police Form

Required in minor and adult guardianships and some adoption cases

Instructions
NHJB-2956-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Criminal Record Release Authorization Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
Required in all guardianships. Petitioner is responsible for e-filing this form for proposed guardian and any other person living in same household as minor or ward. (State Police form). Form must be notarized
 

NHJB-2123-P
(10/31/2006)

Declination

Used if the person who is named in the will to serve as the executor of an estate or trustee of a testamentary trust does not wish to serve.   A declination may not be filed if there are no estate assets.

Instructions

NHJB-2081-FP
(10/01/2006)

Department of Health & Human Services or Agency Surrender of Parental Rights

If the Department of Health and Human Services, or a child-placing agency, has through court action or parental surrender been given care, custody and control of an adoptee, the department or agency must complete this form to surrender their rights to the adoptee.   The form specifies the rights being surrendered and the continued legal relationship with the child until a final decree of adoption is issued.

Instructions

NHJB-2171-FP
(08/29/2014)

Department of Health & Human Services Record Release Authorization

Required in minor and adult guardianships and some adoption cases when completing background checks on the proposed guardians or adoptive parents

Instructions
NHJB-2171-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Department of Health & Human Services Record Release Authorization Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
Required in minor and adult guardianships cases when completing background checks on the proposed guardians or adoptive parents. Form must be notarized
 

NHJB-2124-P
(10/31/2006)

Deposition in Proof of Will

Used when the witness who signed the will or codicil cannot appear in court to answer questions about what happened when the document was originally signed.   The form must be completed by the notary public who was appointed "commissioner" in the form "Motion to Prove Will by Deposition" (NHJB-2130-P).

Instructions
NHJB-2409-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Email/Address Notification or Change Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
Form for parties to use to keep court advised of address changes
Instructions for Filing Change of Address

NHJB-2153-P
(10/31/2006)

Email Information

This form is used to collect email addresses for attorneys and parties who would like to have GENERAL correspondence sent to them in that manner.   Courts will adopt this form as they are prepared to use email for those purposes.

Instructions

NHJB-2117-P
(03/25/2013)

Executor's / Administrator's Accounting

This form, along with the required attachments, is a report of all the transactions that have taken place during the accounting period specified on the form.   Basically, it is used to show the court the details of how the assets of an estate have been managed. It will summarize the money the estate had or received , and the money spent out of the estate.

Instructions
NHJB-2076-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Ex Parte (Emergency) Motion  Guardian of Minor Case:
To be completed by party seeking relief from court without notifying the other party
 
NHJB-2656-DFP
(12/01/2010)
Extra Page for Petitions (or UCCJEA Affidavits) Extra page for petition or UCCJEA affidavits that will not accommodate more than 6 lines of child information (per UCCJEA)  

NHJB-2137-P
(10/31/2006)

Fiduciary Bond

This form is required when the probate court has ordered the executor, administrator, guardian, conservator or trustee   to file a bond without sureties.   In it, the fiduciary promises the court that he or she will replace any funds up to the amount of the bond in case of the fiduciary's neglect or wrongdoing in fulfilling the fiduciary's duties.   This bond protects the estate's beneficiaries.

Instructions
NHJB-2137-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Fiduciary Bond Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is required when the probate court has ordered the executor, administrator, guardian, conservator or trustee to file a bond without sureties
 
NHJB-2340-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Guardian ad Litem Statement Guardian of Minor Case:
Statement submitted by Guardian ad Litem, itemizing fees and expenses
 

NHJB-2160-P
(03/25/2013)

Guardian's / Conservator's Accounting

This form, along with the required attachments, is a report of all the transactions that have taken place during the accounting period specified on the form.   Basically, it is used to show the court the details of how the assets of a ward's estate have been managed.   It will summarize the money the estate had or received , and the money spent out of the estate.

Instructions
NHJB-2160-Pe
(09/30/2015)
e-File Only
Guardian’s/Conservator’s Accounting Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form, along with the required attachments, is a report of all the transactions that have taken place during the accounting period specified
 

NHJB-2151-P
(08/01/2015)

Heirs-at-Law - Estate without Will

This form is used to identify the heirs-at-law.   List all the persons and/or entities who are entitled to receive the deceased's personal or real property under intestacy succession laws if there is no will.   (This form should not be used if the deceased died prior to January 1, 2003.)

Instructions

NHJB-2190-FP
(10/31/2006)

Interstate Adoption Putative Father Registry Information

RSA 170-B:6 requires the person filing a petition for an interstate adoption to also file this form with the court   to   tell the court the name and location of the putative father registry in the state where the child was born.

Instructions

NHJB-2125-P
(01/02/2014)

Inventory of Fiduciary

Used to show the court the details of the assets of an estate, whether for an estate administration, guardianship, conservatorship or trust.   It should contain an itemization of real and personal properties and their values.

Instructions
NHJB-2125-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Inventory of Fiduciary  Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
Used to show the court the details of the assets of an estate, whether for an estate administration, guardianship, conservatorship or trust
What to expect after you file the Inventory in a Guardianship Case

NHJB-2167-P (07/01/2011)

Investment Certification

Used in some guardianship of minor cases when the bond and annual accounts have been waived.   The form certifies that the investment company or bank has flagged the account so that monies may not be withdrawn without approval of the court.

Instructions
NHJB-2167-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Investment Certification Guardian of Minor Case:
Used in some guardianship of minor cases when the bond and annual accounts have been waived
 
NHJB-2371-DP
(01/02/2014)
Landlord-Tenant Petition RSA 540-A:4

Petition may be filed by either a tenant or landlord seeking relief from a violation of RSA 540-A: 2 or RSA 540-A:3 by the other party (i.e. turning off the utilities or entering the premises without permission).

How to stop an action by a landlord or tenant checklist
AU 101, AUB 101A, AU101B

Legacy and Succession (DRA Forms)

 

These forms are from the Department of Revenue & Administration and are located on their website.  Used in estate cases where date of death is prior to January 1, 2003 and also used when a motion to reopen is filed in these cases.  

NHJB-2150-P
(05/01/2015)

Legatees and Devisees - Estate with Will

 

This form is used to identify the deceased's legatees and devisees. A legatee or devisee is a person, charitable organization or living trust named in the will to inherit personal or real property.   (This form should not be used if the deceased died prior to January 1, 2003.)

Instructions

NHJB-2294-DFPS
(03/25/2013)

 

Limited Appearance or Withdrawal By Attorney

This special appearance form should be used by attorneys who are providing "limited representation," also known as limited services or unbundled services, to a litigant.   The court rules regarding limited representation allow attorneys to represent otherwise un-represented parties on discreet aspects of the case.

Instructions
NHJB-2091-DFPS
(08/20/2014)
Mediation Questionnaire Circuit Court divisions and Superior Court mediators will give the form to the parties after mediation, so they may complete and return to the clerk’s office in a sealed envelope.  

NHJB-2180-DP
(03/07/2014)

Mediation Report

This form is completed by the mediator at the conclusion of a mediation session.   It is given to the court to show the outcome of the mediation.

Instructions
NHJB-2180-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Mediation Report Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
To be completed by the mediator at the end of a mediation session to notify the court of the outcome of the mediation
 

NHJB-2193-FP
(10/31/2006)

Medical Information on Birth Parents

This form is filed in an adoption proceeding to provide non-identifying medical background information on the birth parents.

Instructions
NHJB-2201-DFP
(08/29/2014)
Motion: Generic form completed by a person motioning the court for some relief. How to file a motion for... checklist
NHJB-2201-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Motion  Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is a generic form completed by a person requesting relief from the court
Instructions for Filing Motion
NHJB-2164-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Motion/License to Sell Real Estate/Personal Property in GDN or Conservatorhip Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is used to ask the court for permission to sell real estate or personal property of a ward in either adult or minor guardianships
 
NHJB-2149-P
(11/25/2013)
Motion for Summary Administration and Assent Summary administration is a procedure available to speed up the closing of an estate, when further court supervision of the management and settlement of the estate is no longer necessary. The assent form is one of the documents required to close an estate using the summary administration process Instructions

NHJB-2134-P
(03/25/2013)

Motion and License to Mortgage Real Estate

Used to ask the court to license the fiduciary to mortgage the deceased's or ward's real estate for a variety of reasons.  

Instructions
NHJB-2134-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Motion and License to Mortgage Real Estate Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
When the fiduciary needs to mortgage the deceased’s or ward’s real estate for a variety of reasons, the fiduciary will use this form to ask the court to issue them a license to do so
 

NHJB-2136-P
(03/25/2013)

Motion and License to Sell Real Estate to Pay Demands

Used when the estate executor or administrator wants to obtain a license to sell the deceased's property in order to pay any estate debts or claims against the estate.

Instructions
NHJB-2765-FP
(08/17/2012)
Motion for Alternative Service through Publication This form can be used in a case where a party’s address is unavailable or unknown and the court requires service by publication.  
NHJB-2765-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Motion for Alternative Service through Publication Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This motion is an incoming form for parties to a case to motion the court when they are unable to obtain an address of a party and the court requires notification in some manner
 

NHJB-2303-P
(03/25/2013)

 

Motion for Appraiser

This form is used when asking the court to appoint an impartial appraiser to take an inventory and attach a value to the estate of the deceased or ward.  

Instructions
NHJB-2668-P
(03/25/2013)
Motion for Distribution of Insolvent Estate This form is used to ask the court to allow the administrator to distribute and make payment of claims in an insolvent estate. RSA 554:19 must be followed. Instructions

NHJB-2132-P
(03/25/2013)

Motion for Extension of Time

This form is used to request extra time to file any required document such as an inventory, account, voluntary statement, annual report , waiver of administration affidavit or receipt.

Instructions

NHJB-2131-P
(03/25/2013)

Motion for Order of Distribution

This form is used to ask the court to allow the fiduciary to distribute estate monies (not real estate). Funds should not be distributed until the motion has been granted by the court.

Instructions

NHJB-2364-DPS
(11/22/2013)

Motion for Periodic Payments

To commence post-judgment collection proceedings when a defendant in a civil matter has failed to pay the court ordered judgment.

NHJB-2628-P
(03/25/2013)

Motion for Private Claim

This form is used when the executor or administrator wants to file a claim against the estate.

Instructions
NHJB-2667-P
(03/25/2013)
Motion to Determine that an Estate is Insolvent This form is used when the executor or administrator wants the court to allow the estate to be administered as insolvent. Instructions
See also PB29
NHJB-2707-FP
(06/06/2016)
Motion to Close Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) Case This form was developed to be used by parties when filing a motion to close an agency-related TPR case.  

NHJB-2756-DFPS
(08/17/2012)

Motion to Exceed Counsel or GAL fees This form requires the attorney or GAL to submit all information necessary for the judge or master to consider when submitting the request to exceed fee caps to the Administrative Judge for review.   
NHJB-2756-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Motion to Exceed Counsel or GAL fees Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is to be used when attorney or GAL files a motion to exceed fee cap
 

NHJB-2499-P
(02/01/2008)

Motion to pay State Treasurer for Property in Excess of $5,000

RSA 561:10 allows for an estate administrator to petition the probate court if they have property in excess of $5,000 belonging to an heir, legatee, etc. whose place of residence is unknown and cannot be found, or who may have refused to accept the sum. The petition asks permission to pay the amount to the state treasurer and thus be discharged of their administrator's duties as they relate to the property.

Instructions

NHJB-2130-P
(03/25/2013)

Motion to Prove Will by Deposition

Used to ask the court to appoint a notary public to act as a commissioner to take the deposition of a witness to the execution of a will or codicil.   It is used when none of the witness to the will or codicil can appear in court to answer questions about what happened when the will or codicil was originally signed by the deceased.

Instructions

NHJB-2243-P
(03/25/2013)

Motion to Re-examine Probate Will

This form is used to ask the court to re-examine the probate of the will already accepted by the court, when there may be a question about the validity of the will.

Instructions
NHJB-2025-FP
(01/29/2015)
Motion to Terminate Guardianship

Filed with the court to request that a guardianship be terminated

 
NHJB-2025-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Motion to Terminate Guardianship Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
Filed with the court to request that a guardianship be terminated
 
NHJB-2954-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
New Case Participant Information Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
When a filer wants to add a party to an existing e-court case, this form must be completed first. Non-party in e-court is confidential until approved by the court
 
NHJB-2918-DFPe
(08/08/2016)
e-File Only
Notice of Exhibit Attachment Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases: Instructions for Exhibit Attachment
NHJB-2085-DP
(03/25/2013)

This notice, filed by either party in a Landlord-Tenant Action, informs the court and opposing party of the filing party's intention to appeal an adverse ruling to the Supreme Court.

 
NHJB-2194-FP
(10/30/2006)
Notice of Intent to Claim Paternity and Request for Hearing

This form must be filed by an alleged father to give the court notice of his intent to claim paternity of a child in an adoption case, and to request a hearing on that paternity claim

Instructions

NHJB-2127-P
(03/25/2013)

Notice to Surviving Spouse, Legatees, Heirs at Law and Return of Notice

This form is completed by the executor to notify each individual or entity named in the will that they appear to have an interest in the deceased's estate.   Must be filed within 90 days of appointment.

Instructions

NHJB-2142-P
(07/01/2011)

Notice to Town and Cities Pursuant to RSA 554:18-a

This form is required to notify towns and cities when the deceased's property is passed to someone else through inheritance or conditions of a will.   The form must be filed with both the town/city where the property is located and the probate court, prior to filing the final account.

Instructions
NHJB-2886-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Motion to Waive Filing Fee Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is filed by a party requesting that the court waive the filing fee. The statement of assets & liabilities-individual must also be filed
 

NHJB-2152-PS
(10/07/2013)

Objection

Filed with the court to let the court know that the person objects to a motion or petition already filed.

Instructions
NHJB-2495-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Objection Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This is a generic form used by parties or counsel when filing an objection to a motion
Instructions for Filing Objection

NHJB-2128-P
(05/01/2015)

Petition

Used when there is not a specific form available and the petitioner wants to ask the court to take some action. It should include the facts and background information about the issue.

Instructions
NHJB-2169-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Petition and Affidavit for Expedited Hearing Guardian of Incapacitated Person Case:
There may be circumstances in an adult guardianship where it is important to hold a hearing within 15 days of the filing of the petition for guardianship. This form requests that the court do so
 

NHJB-2497-P
(01/02/2014)

Petition for Administration of Estate of Person Presumed Dead

This petition is to ask the court for permission to publish a notice seeking information of a person presumed dead. The petition also seeks permission to administer the estate of the person until the person is declared dead

Instructions

NHJB-2185-FP
(10/31/2009)

Petition for Adoption

This petition is the primary form filed in the adoption of either a minor child or adult, although other documents as well as an original birth certificate of the child are also required.

Instructions

NHJB-2519-P
(06/04/2008)

Petition for Adoption of Adult

This petition is the primary form filed in the adoption of an adult although other documents are also required.

Instructions

NHJB-2175-P
(03/25/2013)

Petition for Change of Name

Used to ask the court to change the name of a person.

Instructions

NHJB-2161-P
(01/02/2014)

Petition for Conservator

This form is used if a person decides they are unfit to manage their own property and financial affairs, and they want to ask the court to appoint a conservator to do so.

Instructions

NHJB-2145-P
(03/01/2016)

Petition for Estate Administration

Used to ask the court to appoint an executor or administrator for a deceased's estate  

Instructions

NHJB-2181-DPS
(07/01/2011)

Petition for Ex Parte Attachment

Form is used by plaintiff or petitioner to request an attachment against the other party without prior notice to that party.

Instructions
NHJB-2165-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Petition for Guardian of Incapacitated Person Guardian of Incapacitated Person Case:
Used to ask the court to appoint a guardian for an incapacitated person, usually an adult
What to expect after filing for Petition of Incapacitated Person
NHJB-2162-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Petition for Guardian of Minor  Guardian of Minor Case:
This form is used when asking the court to appoint a guardian for a minor child under RSA 463
What to expect after filing for Petition of Minor
NHJB-2818-P
(04/11/2014)
Petition for Involuntary Admission This form may be filed in a Circuit Court Probate Division for non-emergency admission by any responsible person to petition for a hearing relative to the need for admission on an involuntary basis of another person due to mental illness under RSA 135-C:36 or a person not competent to stand trial under RSA 171-B.  

NHJB-2141-P
(03/25/2013)

Petition for Small Estate Administration*

*use only if date of death is before 1/1/2006

This form is   used to ask the court to appoint the petitioner to serve as the administrator for the estate.   The estate must involve only personal property with a total value of $10,000 or less. Small Estate Administration may not be used if the date of death is after January 1, 2006 or if the deceased owned real estate of any value.

Instructions

NHJB-2138-P
(01/02/2014)

Petition for Trustee

This form is used to ask the court to appoint a trustee to oversee an established trust based on a will.

Instructions

NHJB-2191-P
(02/03/2012)

Petition for Validation of Adoption Finalized in a Foreign Country

If an adoption has been finalized in another country, the adoptive parent may be able to file this petition to ask the court to validate the adoption in NH.

Instructions
NHJB-2657-P
(03/01/2016)
Petition to Accept Guardianship/Conservatorship Filed by person seeking to transfer a foreign guardianship/conservatorship TO NH and seeking acceptance of the guardianship/conservatorship in NH  
NHJB-2316-DP
(10/25/2010)
Petition to Attach with Notice Form is used by plaintiff to request from the court an attachment against the other party. Instructions

NHJB-2619-P
(11/15/2010)

Petition to Expunge

This petition is necessary when a person wants to remove the founded report against them from the Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services (BEAS) State Registry.

Instructions

NHJB-2133-P
(03/25/2013)

Petition to File and Record Authenticated Copy of Will and Probate

Used when an estate has been processed or probated in a state other than NH, and the deceased owned property in NH.

Instructions
NHJB-2921-P
(07/01/2014)
Petition to Prove Validity of Will This form is filed to ask the court to declare that his or her will is valid. The testator must be the petitioner and reside in the state or own real property in the state of New Hampshire Instructions
NHJB-2591-P
(01/01/2016
Petition to Transfer Guardianship/Conservatorship Filed by person seeking to transfer an NH guardianship/conservatorship TO another jurisdiction  

NHJB-2178-P
(10/31/2006)

Pre-trial Statement and Order

This form is used to provide key information about an upcoming trial.

Contact a probate court for information on completing this form.
NHJB-2941-P
(02/02/2015)
Probate Estate Administration Records Research and Payment Form Used by the public to request a records search for Probate Division How do I obtain a Record Search Checklist
NHJB-2938-P
(01/01/2015)
Professional Guardian Quarterly Case Report This form is to be used by professional guardians to report the number of open guardianship appointments to the Circuit Court Professional Guardian Coordinator  
NHJB-2939-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Professional Guardian Quarterly Ward Report Guardian of Minor Case:
This form is to be used by professional guardians to submit quarterly report of contact with a ward for each case in which they are the guardian
 

NHJB-2139-P
(04/01/2011)

Receipt

This form is used when an executor or administrator distributes the assets of an estate.   Each person receiving something from the estate, whether money or something else, must sign a receipt for his or her share of the estate.   The original receipt must be filed with the court.

Instructions
NHJB-2139-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Receipt  Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is used when an executor or administrator distributes the assets of an estate or trust or termination of a guardianship/conservatorship
 
NHJB-2705-DPS
(10/26/2010)
Registration of Foreign Judgment To be filed with the court by judgment creditor who has a judgment from another jurisdiction and is seeking to collect said judgment in NH.  
NHJB-2725-P
(01/01/2016)
Registration/Recognition of Foreign Guardianship & Protective Orders Filed by person seeking to register a foreign guardianship here in NH  

NHJB-2170-FP
(01/29/2015)

Report of the Guardian of the Person - Minor

RSA 463 requires that the guardian of a minor child under guardianship file a report 6 months after appointment and then   each year to report on the general status of that child.   This form serves as that report.

Instructions
NHJB-2170-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Report of the Guardian of the Person – Minor Guardian of Minor Case:
RSA 463 requires that the guardian of a minor child under guardianship file a report 6 months after appointment and then   annually each year to report on the general status of that child.   This form serves as that report
 

NHJB-2420-FP
(06/04/2008)

Request for Certificate or Copy

This form may be used to ask the court to provide a certificate or copy of a specific document from a case file. It can be mailed to the court or completed at the counter when persons come to the court asking for certificates or copies.

Instructions
NHJB-2420-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Request for Certificate or Copy Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form may be used to ask the court to provide a certificate or copy of a specific document from a case file
 
NHJB-2895-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Request for Exception from e-Filing - Extraordinary Circumstances Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is completed by a plaintiff, defendant or a party in the case who is requesting that they be exempt from electronic filing
Instructions to Request Exception from Electronic Filing
NHJB-2975-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Request for Exception from e-Filing - Safety Concerns Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form will be used by a party to request an exception to be excused from e-filing if protected by law from disclosing identifying or contact information. See Instructions for more detail
Instructions to Request Exception to Electronic Filing for Safety Reasons
NHJB-2953-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Request for Hearing on Temporary Orders - GDN of Minor Guardian of Minor Case:
This form is used by a party to exercise their right pursuant to RSA 463:7 to request a hearing within 5 days of receiving the notice
 
NHJB-2883-P Request for Reassignment This form is used to request reassignment of a complex trust, estate, or probate case to the Trust Docket. The request is strictly limited to information necessary for the determination that reassignment to the Trust Docket is appropriate.  
NHJB-2955-Pe
(06/19/2015)
Request for State of NH to pay Court Appointed Counsel Guardian of Incapacitated Person Case:
This form must be completed and e-filed by a party in a guardianship of incapacitated person case who states that ward is indigent and does not have money to pay for counsel. This form may be used for paper cases also.
 
NHJB-2168-Pe
(10/15/2015)
e-File Only
Request for Waiver of Personal Appearance Guardian of Incapacitated Person Case:
In an adult guardianship, this form may be used to ask the court to waive the requirement to have the proposed ward appear at the hearing
 
NHJB-2813-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Request to Reissue Orders of Notice Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is filed by a party to request that the Court issue new orders of notice when the original orders of notice were not properly served on the opposing party.
Instructions for Requesting New Orders of Notice

NHJB-2140-P
(03/25/2013)

Resignation of Fiduciary

Used when the executor, administrator, guardian, conservator or trustee appointed by the court can no longer manage the estate.   The court must be notified if the executor, administrator, guardian, conservator or trustee wants to make this change.

Instructions
NHJB-2140-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Resignation of Fiduciary Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
When the executor, administrator, guardian, conservator or trustee appointed by the court can no longer manage the estate, that person would file this form with the court asking that his or her resignation be accepted and that someone else be appointed in his or her place
 

NHJB-2126-P
(03/15/2010)

Return/Notice of Sale

This form is filed when the real estate has been sold, with or without a license to sell. If sale is by license by the court, it must be filed within one year of the sale. If sale is by consent of the heirs, it must be filed within 30 days following receipt of the sale proceeds.

Instructions
NHJB-2126-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Return/Notice of Sale Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form must be filed whenever the executor, administrator, guardian or conservator sells real estate, or timber and wood, whether by a license to sell issued by the court or by consent of the heirs on a fiduciary deed
 
NHJB-2925-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Signature Page Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is completed by parties when there are multiple parties that are required to sign a document and additional signature blocks are needed
Signature Page instructions
NHJB-2328-DFPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Statement of Assets & Liabilities - Individual Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This forms shows financial information for a party and is required in certain civil matters including small claim and guardianship
Instructions for Statement of Assets and Liabilities - Individual

NHJB-2154-P
(03/30/2010)

Statement for Payment

This form is used by appointed attorneys, guardians ad litem and other service providers to summarize services provided and to be approved by the court for payment.

Instructions
NHJB-2154-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Statement for Payment Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
Appointed attorneys, guardians ad litem and other service providers use this form to summarize services provided and to be approved by the court for payment
 
NHJB-2691-FP
(03/01/2016)
Statement for Payment - Complex Cases

ADR professionals and mediators assigned to complex case docket will submit this form for payment for court’s approval

 

NHJB-2143-P
(03/25/2013)

Statement of Voluntary Administration

This form is required to close a small estate by summarizing all assets and income received and all expenditures made during the course of administering the estate.   The form must be filed no earlier than 60 days nor later than 90 days from the court's approval of the Petition for Small Estate Administration (NHJB-2141-P).

Instructions
NHJB-2177-P
(11/25/2013)
Structuring Conference Order This form is used to set key dates for the progression of the case. Counsel and parties may complete this form prior to hearing and bring to Structuring Conference  
NHJB-2775-DFPS
(03/13/2013)
Subpoena Form is completed by a party or their attorney to compel a person to appear, and/or bring records in their possession, for a court hearing or a deposition. How to subpoena a witness for a court hearing
NHJB-2943-Pe 
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Summary Sheet for Guardianship Schedule 6 on Accounting Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is required when e-filing an account in guardianship case. The sheet represents Schedule 6 of the account and shall be attached to the account
 
NHJB-2942-Pe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Summary Sheet for Schedule A on Accounting Guardian of Minor and Incapacitated Person Cases:
This form is required when e-filing an account in a guardianship. The sheet represents Schedule A of the account and shall be attached to the account
 

NHJB-2080-FP
(10/01/2009)

Surrender of Parental Rights

Any parent voluntarily surrendering their parental rights must complete this form.   It specifies the rights being surrendered.

Instructions

How to file a surrender of parental rights checklist

NHJB-2558-P
(12/01/2008)

Temporary Administration - 60 Day Report

This form is used for a temporary administrator to report back to the court regarding assets found for a deceased person.

Instructions

NHJB-2593-DPS
(10/07/2013)

Trustee Disclosure

Parties may use this form when they have received the writ of attachment and trustee process for service from the court.

Instructions

NHJB-2118-P
(03/25/2013)

Trustee's Accounting

This form, along with the required attachments, is a report of all the transactions that have taken place during the accounting period specified on the form.   Basically, it is used to show the court the details of how the principal and income of a trust have been managed.   It will summarize monies   received and disbursed out of the trust.

Instructions
NHJB-2660-DFPS
(12/01/2010)
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) Affidavit This form will be used by petitioners and respondents in cases involving custody of minor children when the petition form or response form does not provide spaces or prompts for this information required by UCCJEA. Instructions
NHJB-2660-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
UCCJEA Affidavit – GM Cases only  Guardian of Minor Case:
This form will be used by petitioners and respondents in cases involving custody of minor children when the petition form or response form does not provide spaces or prompts for this information required by UCCJEA
 
NHJB-2517-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Uniform Enforcement Order Guardian of Minor Case:
This form is issued by the court when enforcing child support orders
 
NHJB-2066-FPe
(06/19/2015)
e-File Only
Uniform Support Order Guardian of Minor Case:
This form is issued by the court when establishing child support orders
 

VS-37

Vital Records Report Form (Adoption)

Required in all adoptions. This form is from Vital Records Administration

Contact Vital Records for information (603) 271-4650

NHJB-2302-FP
(10/31/2006)

 

Voluntarily Mediated Agreement

The purpose of this form is to meet the conditions of RSA 170-B:14 which provides for voluntarily mediated agreements in adoptions involving the Department of Health and Human Services.  

Instructions

NHJB-2498-P
(02/01/2008)

 

Waiver by Surviving Spouse

RSA 560:10 allows a surviving spouse to waive the provisions of a will and also their homestead rights, and instead receive their statutory share of the deceased's estate as defined in this statute. This form is the notification to the court of that action.

Instructions

NHJB-2144-P
(11/01/2014)

Waiver of Full Administration Affidavit

This form is only used to complete the Waiver of Administration.   The form must be filed between 6 and 12 months after the executor or administrator was appointed.

Instructions
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