Instructions for completing Motion for Summary Administration
Form use. Summary administration is a procedure available to speed up the closing of an estate, whether with or without a will, when further court supervision of the management and settlement of the estate is no longer necessary. The administration of the estate will be completed without further court supervision in accordance with deceased's will and/or applicable law. The criteria listed on this form must be met in order to qualify for this estate administration option, which cannot be used in the administration of small estates or when waiver of administration is used. Top part of form ĚCOURT NAME: Enter the name of the county probate court where the document will be filed. (example: Belknap County Probate Court; Rockingham County Probate Court). ĚCASE NAME: Enter the name of the deceased (example: Estate of John Adams; Estate of Susan Jones). ĚCASE NUMBER: Leave blank if not yet assigned by court OR fill in case number if it is known. Main part of form Enter the name of the "Executor/Administrator" on the line provided. Also enter that person's telephone number and complete mailing address with zip code on the lines provided. Items 1. through 7. Carefully read each statement and check the appropriate box to indicate whether or not the statement applies to the estate you are administering. (All statements must apply to qualify for Summary Administration.) 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 EXECUTOR/ADMINISTRATOR signature line, and date it in the appropriate space to the left. If there are two executors or administrator, both must sign and date the form. The form must be signed in the presence of a Notary Public or Justice of the Peace who would complete the section immediately following your signature. 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.
NHJB-2149-P Instructions (06/04/2008)
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