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RULES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE -- PROBATE DIVISION 

Rule 131. APPEARANCES AND ANSWERS - Time to file.

    
    In the absence of other express court order, rule, or statutory provision, if the Respondent, having been duly notified, shall neglect to enter an Appearance within seven (7) days after the Return Day or shall neglect to file and deliver to the Petitioner's Attorney an Answer within the time prescribed in the order of notice, the Petition shall be taken as pro confesso, and a decree entered accordingly. No such decree pro confesso shall be set aside, except by agreement, or by order of the Court upon such terms as justice may require.

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