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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:__________________ Division _______ Courtroom _______ Phone Number: ________________ E-mail: _________________ FAX Number: __________________ Atty. Reg. #: _____________ INFORMATION OF APPOINTMENT Important Notice The Court will not routinely review or adjudicate matters unless it is specifically requested to do so by a beneficiary, creditor, or other interested person. All interested persons, including beneficiaries and creditors, have the responsibility to protect their o

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:__________________

Division _______ Courtroom _______ Phone Number: ________________ E-mail: _________________ FAX Number: __________________ Atty. Reg. #: _____________

INFORMATION OF APPOINTMENT

Important Notice
The Court will not routinely review or adjudicate matters unless it is specifically requested to do so by a beneficiary, creditor, or other interested person. All interested persons, including beneficiaries and creditors, have the responsibility to protect their own rights and interests in the estate in the manner provided by the provisions of this code by filing an appropriate pleading with the Court by which the estate is being administered and serving it on all interested persons pursuant to 15-10-401, C.R.S. All interested persons have the right to obtain information about the estate by filing a Demand for Notice pursuant to 15-12-204, C.R.S.

TO THE HEIRS AND DEVISEES WHO HAVE OR MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN THIS ESTATE: 1. The decedent died on _________________________ (date). 2. The decedent left no will. The decedent left a will dated ____________________________. The dates of all codicils are ______________________________________________________________________________________. The will and any codicils were admitted to probate on ______________________________ (date). 3. Proceedings in this matter are informal. Proceedings in this matter are formal.

4. ______________________________ was appointed as personal representative on ______________ (date). 5. No bond has been filed with this Court. Bond has been filed with this Court in the amount of $ ______________________. Administration of this estate is unsupervised. The Court will consider ordering supervised administration if requested by an interested person. (15-12-501, et. seq.) Administration of this estate is supervised.

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7. This Information of Appointment is being sent to persons who have or may have some interest in the estate being administered.

JDF 940

R9/08

INFORMATION OF APPOINTMENT

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8. Papers relating to this estate, including an inventory of estate assets, are on file with this Court or if not may be obtained by interested persons from the personal representative pursuant to 15-12-705, C.R.S. and 1512-706, C.R.S. 9. Interested persons are entitled to receive an accounting. (15-12-1001 to 1003, C.R.S.) 10. The surviving spouse, children under twenty-one years of age and dependent children may be entitled to exempt property and a family allowance if a request for payment is made in the manner and within the time limits prescribed by statutes. (15-11-401, et. seq.) 11. The surviving spouse may have a right of election to take a portion of the augmented estate if a petition is filed within the time limits prescribed by statute. (15-11-201, et seq.)

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Signature of Attorney for/or personal representative Date

__________________________________________________ Name of personal representative __________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City, State, Zip Code __________________________________________________ (Area Code) Telephone Number __________________________________________________ E-mail Address

INSTRUCTIONS: This Information of Appointment must be given within 30 days of appointment of the personal representative. In the event a will exists but there has been no formal testacy proceeding and the personal representative was appointed on the assumption of intestacy, this Information of Appointment must also be given to the devisees named in any existing wills. A copy of this Information of Appointment and Certificate of Service (below) must be promptly filed with the Court. (15-12-705, C.R.S. and Rule 8.4 C.R.P.P.)

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I certify that on ________________________ (date) a copy of this Information of Appointment was served on each of the following:
Full Name Relationship to Deceased Address Manner of Service*

*Insert one of the following:

Hand Delivery, First-Class Mail, Certified Mail, E-Served or Faxed.

___________________________________________ Signature
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