Wilmington, NC asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Ohio

Q: My mom died several months ago in Ohio,I know I am in the will, but I have not received anything from the executors.

What and when should I expect notification of my inheritance. Can I get a copy of the will?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Aaron Epling
Aaron Epling
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Hilliard, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: No news is bad news. You need to communicate with the executor to see where the process is. The executor may be strategically waiting to open the estate. Or, there may be nothing going through probate, so it wouldn't matter what the will says. If the executor is being evasive (like refusing to give you a copy of the will), then contact an attorney immediately.

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