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5 Reasons Why an Executor Should Hire a Lawyer

 

  1. Filing Requirements. There are rigid filing requirements that an executor must meet when administering an estate. The court will not advise an executor on how to file documents. It will be up to the executor to figure it out. Failure to make timely filings may result in an executor’s removal and the removed executor being ordered to pay the resulting attorney and court fees.
  1. An executor is bound by the terms of the Last Will and Testament and Ohio law when making distributions to beneficiaries. An executor who erroneously makes distributions, in the amount paid or the person paid, could
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