Free Instructions - New Hampshire

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Date: July 19, 2007
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State: New Hampshire
Category: Probate
Author: MHP
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Page Size: Letter (8 1/2" x 11")

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Instructions for completing Petition for Conservator (NHJB-2161-P)
Form use. This form is used if a person decides they are unfit to manage their own property and financial affairs, and they want to ask the court to appoint a conservator to do so. 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 case (example: Conservatorship of John Adams). ·CASE NUMBER: Leave blank if not yet assigned by court OR fill in case number if it is known. Numbered part of form 1. Petitioner Name is the name of the person who is requesting that a conservator be appointed for them. Fill in that person's name, telephone number and complete mailing address with zip code. If you have an attorney helping you with this case, enter that attorney's name, telephone number and complete mailing address with zip code. Proposed conservator name is the name of the person who you want to be the conservator, their date of birth, their relationship to petitioner, telephone number and complete mailing address with zip code. Relationship would be things like mother, sister, brother, friend, etc. In this section, you will estimate the value of the petitioner's estate. · Enter the value of the petitioner's Real Estate on the first line. · Enter the total value of the Personal Estate items, such as cash, bank accounts, vehicles, etc. on the second line. · The Total Amount of Estate is the result of adding together the amounts on the first and second lines and entering it on the last line.




Paragraph prior to signature The paragraph prior to the signature is where the petitioner asks the court to grant the petition for conservator, appointing the proposed conservator to manage his/her property and financial affairs. In that same section, the petitioner must name an appraiser for the estate. Enter the name, address and occupation of the person who will serve as the appraiser for the estate. The appraiser named must reside in New Hampshire, have no interest in the estate, and no relationship to the petitioner. The person does NOT have to be a professional appraiser. This person will sign the Inventory which will list all the assets of the estate. Signature section The Petitioner must sign the form on the Petitioner's Signature line, and date it in the appropriate space to the left. Order

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This section will be completed by the judge once a hearing is held with the court and the petition is reviewed 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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