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

Rule 133. ANSWERS.

    
    The Respondent, in answering the allegations in the Petition, shall not do so evasively but shall answer fully and specifically every material allegation in the Petition and set out Respondent's defense to each claim asserted by the Petition. If the Respondent is without knowledge of any particular facts, Respondent shall so state and this will be treated as a denial. The Answer of the Respondent may state as many defenses as the Respondent deems essential. The Respondent may allege any new or special matter in the Answer with a prayer for relief. An Answer, to the effect that an allegation is neither admitted nor denied, will be deemed an admission.

    All facts well alleged in the Petition, and not denied or explained in the Answer, will be held to be admitted.

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