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District Court Denver Probate Court __________________________________ County, Colorado Court Address: _________________________________________________ In the Matter of the Estate of: ___________________________________________________ Deceased Attorney or Party Without Attorney (Name and Address): COURT USE ONLY Case Number:__________________ Phone Number:________________ E-mail: ____________________ FAX Number:_________________ Atty. Reg. #: ________________ Division______ Courtroom ________ PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ****** Use this form if the Decedent left a will ******* The Petitioner, an interested person pursuant to 15-10-201(27), C.R.S., makes the following statements: 1. Information about the Petitioner: Name: Street Address: Mailing Address, if different: City: Email A

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District Court Denver Probate Court __________________________________ County, Colorado Court Address: _________________________________________________ In the Matter of the Estate of: ___________________________________________________ Deceased Attorney or Party Without Attorney (Name and Address): COURT USE ONLY Case Number:__________________

Phone Number:________________ E-mail: ____________________ FAX Number:_________________ Atty. Reg. #: ________________

Division______ Courtroom ________

PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
****** Use this form if the Decedent left a will *******
The Petitioner, an interested person pursuant to 15-10-201(27), C.R.S., makes the following statements:

1. Information about the Petitioner: Name: Street Address: Mailing Address, if different: City: Email Address: 2. The Decedent died on resided in the City of State: Zip Code: Home Phone #: Work Phone #: (date) at the age of County of years. The Decedent was domiciled or , State of . Relationship to Decedent

3. Venue for this proceeding is proper in this county because the Decedent: had his or her domicile or residence in this county on the date of death. did not have his or her domicile or residence in Colorado, but had property located in this county on the date of death.

4. This Petition is filed within the time period permitted by law. Three years or less have passed since the Decedent's death, or circumstances described in 15-12-108, C.R.S. authorize tardy probate or appointment.

5. The Petitioner: has not received a Demand for Notice of Filings or Orders and is unaware of any Demand for Notice of Filings or Orders concerning Decedent. has received or is aware of a Demand for Notice of Filings or Orders concerning Decedent. See attached Demand for Notice of Filings or Orders or explanation.

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6.

No court has appointed a Personal Representative and no such appointment proceeding is pending in this state or elsewhere. A court has appointed a Personal Representative or an appointment proceeding is pending in the State of . (Attach a statement explaining the circumstances and indicating the name and address of the Personal Representative. Attach a certified copy of the appointing document if the appointment has been finalized.)

. 7. The date of the Decedent's last Will is . The dates of all codicils are The Will and any codicils are referred to as the Will. The Petitioner believes that it is the Decedent's last Will and that it was validly executed. Except as may be disclosed in an attached explanation and after the exercise of reasonable diligence, the Petitioner is unaware of any instrument revoking the Will and is unaware of any prior Wills relating to property in Colorado that have not been expressly revoked by a later instrument. The original Will was deposited with this Court before the Decedent's death. (15-11-515, C.R.S.) has been delivered to this Court since the Decedent's death. (15-11-516, C.R.S.) is filed with this Petition. An e-filed copy of the Will is filed with this Petition. The original document will be delivered to the Court forthwith or has been delivered to the Court. The Will has been probated in the State of . Authenticated copies of the Will and of the statement probating it are filed with this Petition. (15-12-402, C.R.S.)

8. Decedent's marital and family status: a) Did a spouse survive the Decedent? If the answer to a) is Yes, also answer the following questions: b) Did the Decedent have a surviving parent? c) Did the Decedent have surviving children or other descendants? If the answer to c) is Yes, also answer the following questions: d) Does the Decedent's surviving spouse have surviving descendants who are not descendants of the Decedent? e) Are all of the Decedent's surviving descendants also descendants of the surviving spouse? If the answer to e) is No, also answer the following question: f) Are any of the Decedent's children minors?

Yes

No

Yes Yes

No No

Yes Yes

No No

Yes

No

9. The names and addresses of the Decedent's spouse, children, other heirs, and devisees are as follows: If a guardian or conservator has been appointed for one of the persons listed below, also provide the name and address of the guardian or conservator. If a minor child is listed, list the child's parent(s), guardian, or conservator.
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If a spouse or child has predeceased the Decedent, include the date of death. A sample of this section is included in the Instructions - JDF 906. Name Address (or date of death) Age, only if Minor Relationship (e.g. spouse, child, brother, guardian for spouse, etc.)

10. or

Petitioner is 21 years of age or older and nominates himself/herself to be appointed as Personal Representative. Petitioner nominates the following person be appointed as Personal Representative. Name: Street Address: Mailing Address, if different: City: Email Address: The Nominee has priority for appointment because of: statutory priority. (15-12-203, C.R.S.) reasons stated in the attached explanation. Persons with prior or equal rights to appointment are as follows: State: Zip Code: Home Phone #: Work Phone #: The Nominee is 21 years of age or older.

They have each renounced their rights to appointment or have been given notice of these proceedings. Any required renouncements accompany this Petition.

11.

Bond is not required by the Will nor has any interested person demanded that bond be filed. Bond in the amount of $ has been demanded.

12.

Unsupervised administration is requested. Supervised administration is requested (additional filing fee required). Terms of the requested supervision are as follows:

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After notice and hearing, the Petitioner requests that the Court formally admit the Decedent's Will to probate, determine the heirs of the Decedent and formally appoint the Nominee as Personal Representative to serve: without bond in unsupervised administration with bond in the amount of . in supervised administration (additional filing fee required)

and that Letters Testamentary be issued to the Personal Representative or that previously issued Letters be confirmed. The Petitioner also requests: a setting aside of prior informal findings as to testacy. a setting aside of prior informal appointment of personal representative. other:

VERIFICATION AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT
I (Petitioner) verify that the facts set forth in this document are true as far as I know or am informed. I understand that penalties for perjury follow deliberate falsification of the facts stated herein. (15-10-310, C.R.S.)

____________________________________________ Signature of Petitioner Date The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me in the County of ________________, State of Colorado, this ____day of ____________, 20___, by the Petitioner. My Commission Expires: ________________ _____________________________________________ Notary Public/Deputy Clerk

______________________________________ Signature of Attorney Date

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