Probate & Trust Litigation

A resource for lawyers and the public in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for information on will contests, trust disputes, guardianships, conservatorships, elder exploitation, fiduciary duty claims, and other probate litigation disputes.


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A Sample Tulsa Notice

Ralph Holmes

Under Tulsa Professional Collection Services v. Pope, 108 S. Ct. 1340 (1988), known and reasonably ascertainable creditors are entitled to actual notice of the opening of the estate and the deadlines for filing claims. Here is a simple sample:

 

[case caption]

NOTICE 

[Date] 

TO:                   [Creditor]

FROM:           [Counsel name & address]

 

By Order dated [date], the Court granted the Petition for Administration and, by Certificate of Appointment dated [date], the Court appointed [name] Administrator of the above Estate.

RSA 556:3 provides: [quote statute]