Does a renunciation of a will have a form or process to go thru? In Pennsylvania
1 Answer from Attorneys
You are confusing two terms:
A renunciation gives up the right to administer an estate. The Office of the Register of Wills in the County where the Deceased resided has the correct form of renunciation.
A disclaimer gives up the right to an inheritance. A disclaimer has more requirements than a renunciation, has more consequences, should be more carefully considered and is more complicated.Most lawyers who are representing the Personal Representative (Executor or Administrator) of the Estate will be able to provide a disclaimer form. If anyone is considering a disclaimer, they should have their own legal counsel, and quickly, because it must be done within 9 months of the decedent's death.
THIS RESPONSE IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE, SINCE I DO NOT HAVE ALL OF THE INFORMATION THAT WOULD BE REQUIRED, AND I DO NOT HAVE A REPRESENTATION AGREEMENT WITH YOU.
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