NHJB-2117-P Instructions (12/01/2008)
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Instructions for completing
Form use. This form, along with the required attachments, is a report of all transactions that
have taken place during the accounting period specified on the form. It is used to show the
court the details of how the assets of an estate have been managed. The Accounting will
summarize the money the estate had or received, and the money spent out of the estate.
Please note: You may be eligible to file a Motion for Summary Administration instead of this
Executor’s/Administrator’s Accounting. (See NHJB-2149-P and related form instructions.)
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•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: Estate of John Q. Adams or Estate of
•CASE NUMBER: Leave blank if not yet assigned by court OR fill in case number if it is known.
• Check off either ORIGINAL or AMENDED box to indicate if this is the first accounting filed for
this reporting period or a correction to a previous accounting filed.
Numbered part of form
On the first blank line, enter the number of the account being filed, such as the 1st, 2nd,
10th, etc. On the next blank lines, enter the period of time covered by this account using
the following guidelines to determine the beginning and ending dates:
For 1st accounts, the beginning date will be the date of the executor’s/administrator’s
appointment. The ending date will be the last day of the month, which precedes the
anniversary month of appointment. (Example: If the appointment were 6/15/07, the
accounting period would be from 6/15/07 to 5/31/08.)
For accounts other than the first account, the beginning date will be the day after the
ending date of the last accounting period. The ending date will be the last day of the