Bar News - November 15, 2013
Circuit Court Order
Administrative Order 2013 – 21
Confidentiality in Guardianships of Incapacitated Persons
Effective July 1, 2013, RSA 464-A:8 VI. Guardians, Conduct of Hearing has been amended to read as follows:
*VI. Records, reports, and evidence submitted to the court or recorded by the court shall be confidential.”
Consequently, as of July 1, 2013, the files for adult guardianship cases are no longer generally available to the public.
However, the general public may continue to have access to and make copies of the following documents from adult guardianship cases:
Access to any other document by the general public is restricted and may be viewed only upon order of the court for good cause.
- Certificate of Appointment of Guardian
- Order on Appointment of Guardian
- Order on Motion to Sell or Mortgage Property of the Guardianship Estate
- Appointment of Resident Agent
Dated: October 24, 2013
Edwin W. Kelly
New Hampshire Circuit Court