Asked in Estate Planning for Ohio

Q: My mother pasted away and I received a RECEIPT AND WAIVER from her lawyer, it's vague. What is it for?

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Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Ravenna, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Tough to say from the generic description. The normal waivers we see are related to notice that the estate is being probated. I suggest taking the document into an attorney and having him or her review for you. Since each county probate court has their own forms that are used an attorney who practices in that county can probably answer that for you very easily. Many attorneys will likely do this for little to no out of pocket costs to you.

Best of luck.

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