Q: In OH, can a Trustee condition receiving a Receipt & Release from beneficiaries prior to final Estate distribution?
R.C. 5808.17(C): A release by a beneficiary of a trustee from liability for breach of trust is invalid to the extent that it was induced by improper conduct of the trustee or that the beneficiary, at the time of the release, did not know of the beneficiary's rights or of the material facts relating to the breach.
If it's not in the trust document, then I'm not aware of any law that allows the trustee to "require" a release. If it is in the trust document, then I would need to look into whether it's enforceable.
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