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  • APPLICATION FOR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE_CONTEMPT FOR FAILURE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT_AND ORDER FORM

    Self-Help Form for order to pay delinquent child support payments or be held in contempt. Content Detail

    By:
    High Court of American Samoa
  • Civil Protection Order - File On Your Own

    This tool will walk you through the steps to file a civil protection order on behalf of you and/or your family members Content Detail

    By:
    American Samoa Legal Aid
  • FILING FOR PROBATE: Transferral of Decedent's Personal Property

    This document can be submitted to the court for you to request a transfer of a deceased person's property. In order to do so, you need to be their spouse, someone designated by their spouse, a next-of-kin, or a creditor. Ask the court if you need any help when submitting this document. Content Detail

  • NO CONTEST DIVORCE QUESTIONNAIRE

    Both spouses to review, complete and sign form in order for ASLA to determine whether the divorce sought will not be contested. ASLA refers many uncontested divorce cases of eligible clients to private attorneys under its Private Attorney Involvement reduced fee program. Content Detail

    By:
    American Samoa Legal Aid Inc.
  • PETITION FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER

    Self-Help Form to obtain a Civil Protection Order in a domestic violence case. Content Detail

    By:
    High Court of American Samoa
  • PROBATE ADDENDUM: Affidavit of Creditor

    This affidavit is an attachment that can be submitted along with the probate form petitioning for transfer of a deceased person's personal property. ONLY include this with your petition if you are a creditor with a right to the decedent's property as opposed to a spouse, designee, or next-of-kin. Content Detail

  • PROBATE ADDENDUM: Affidavit of surviving spouse naming petitioner as designee

    This affidavit is an attachment that can be submitted along with the probate form petitioning for transfer of a deceased person's personal property. It should be included with your petition if you are using the statement of the deceased person's spouse that names you as the person handling the transfer and distribution of that property. Content Detail

  • PROBATE ADDENDUM: Decedent's debts

    This affidavit is an attachment that can be submitted along with the probate form petitioning for transfer of a deceased person's personal property. It should be included with your petition if you need additional space to list the deceased person's debts. Content Detail

  • PROBATE ADDENDUM: Decedent's personal property

    This affidavit is an attachment that can be submitted along with the probate form petitioning for transfer of a deceased person's personal property. It should be included with your petition if you need additional space to list the deceased person's personal property. Content Detail

  • PROBATE ADDENDUM: Decedent's will distribution

    This affidavit is an attachment that can be submitted along with the probate form petitioning for transfer of a deceased person's personal property. It should be included with your petition if you need more space to describe their will and how it lists their desired transfer of possessions. Read More

  • PROBATE ADDENDUM: names & addresses of Decedent's surviving relatives

    This affidavit is an attachment that can be submitted along with the probate form petitioning for transfer of a deceased person's personal property. It should be included with your petition if you need more space to list the names and addresses of the deceased person's surviving relatives. Content Detail

  • Self-Representation: Minor Guardianship

    This fillable form will walk you through a questionnaire that collects the information you need in order to file a Petition for Petition for Appointment of Guardian for a Minor. These are appropriate for use by residents of American Samoa who meet the following qualifications: You may use this interview if: 1.) You are at least 21 years old 2.) You are mentally competent 3.) The Minor resides in American Samoa 4.) The Minor is 12 years old or older AND consents to the appointment of Guardian; OR 5.) The Minor is less than 12 years old and unmarried AND the Minor's parents either (a) consent to the appointment of Guardian, or (b) parental rights have been terminated by prior court order, or (c) parents are unwilling, unable, or otherwise not available to consent. 6.) Petitioner does not need the assistance of a law office to complete service of process or publication requirements if one or both natural parents of the Minor child, is/are residing off-island 7.) Petitioner has original copies of the Minor child’s birth certificate and original death certificate(s) of Minor child’s deceased natural parent(s) Content Detail

  • Self-Representation: Small Estate Court Petition

    This fillable form will walk you through a questionnaire that collects the information you need in order to file a Petition for Transfer of Personal Property in Small Estate. This form is appropriate for residents of American Samoa who meet the following qualifications: 1.) You are at least 21 years old, 2.) You are mentally competent, 3.) You are the Decedent's surviving spouse, or someone designated by the surviving spouse, or Decedent's next of kin (different from Decedent's surviving spouse or person designated by Decedent's surviving spouse), 4.) The Decedent resided in American Samoa when they died, 5.) The Decedent's personal property value should not exceed a total of $10,000, 6.) The Decedent did not own any real property (land and/or building), 7.) The Decedent did NOT have a will, and 8.) There are no other court proceedings regarding the Decedent's personal property Content Detail