Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Ohio

Executers

Do you have to live in the state off Ohio to be an executer of a will?

Asked on 1/26/07, 10:23 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

WILLIAM BRANDWEIN WILLIAM A. BRANDWEIN, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORP.

Re: Executers

No, you don't have to live within the state, however, some county probate courts may require a bond or a co-executor to be appointed who is a resident of the county.

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Answered on 1/26/07, 12:38 pm
Robert Rosplock Rosplock & Perez

Re: Executers

Unless the named executor is also the sole beneficiary, an Ohio court can refuse to appoint a non resident, or can require the executor to post bond.

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Answered on 1/26/07, 12:42 pm


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