Eaton, OH asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Ohio

Q: Question about Summary Release From Administration form and whether to check box

If my brother only had money in a bank account, do I check the first box about "The delivery to the applicant of decedent's personal property set forth in the application with the title to that property."? And if so, what title are they talking about? There is no title to money in a bank account is there?

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Paul Kellogg
Paul Kellogg
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: They are referencing tangible personal property such as household items and his vehicle.

His bank account is listed at the bottom of Form 5.6 where the Entry provides instructions to financial institutions.

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