Instructions for completing Motion for Order of Distribution
(NHJB-2131-P) Form Use This form is used to ask the court to allow the fiduciary to distribute estate funds, whether as an interim distribution or a final distribution. Funds should not be distributed until the motion has been granted by the court. Top part of form ·COURT NAME: Enter the name of the county probate court where the document will be filed. (example: Belknap County Probate Court; Rockingham County Probate Court). ·CASE NAME: Enter the name of the deceased. (example: Estate of John Q. Adams or Estate of Susan Jones). ·CASE NUMBER: Leave blank if not yet assigned by court OR fill in case number if it is known. ·Under title "Motion for Order of Distribution", put an "X" in either the box for Interim or the one for Final Distribution. The term "interim" means the decedent's estate is not ready for final settlement. Final distribution is only required in those estates when the decedent died without a will. . Main part of form 1. Petitioner is the name of the person filing the motion. Fill in that person's name, telephone number and complete mailing address with zip code. If there are copetitioners, the second person's name, telephone number and complete mailing address with zip code should be entered. 2. If you have an attorney helping you with this case, enter that attorney's name, telephone number, and complete mailing address including zip code and New Hampshire Bar Identification number. 3. If you are not yet ready to close the estate and an interim distribution is requested, answer each of the questions listed. For any questions answered "no", attach an explanation giving the court additional information. If a final distribution is being requested, skip to question 4. 4. If a final distribution is being requested, list the name, relationship to the deceased, and share and amount for each person. Also check off the box under the relationship column if any child listed is not also the child of the surviving spouse. If an interim distribution is needed, complete question 3 instead of this question. Signature Section The sentence prior to the signature section indicates that the person filing this document has provided copies to all attorneys, parties and persons beneficially interested in the case. Sign the form on the PETITIONER SIGNATURE line, and date it in the appropriate space to the left. If there are two petitioners, both must sign and date the form. Order This section will be completed by the judge once the document is filed with the court and reviewed in detail by the judge.
Review the completed form for accuracy prior to filing it with the court. If completing this form on-line, some fields may be filled in automatically based on entries in other fields. If more space is needed for any question, please attach additional sheets of paper.
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