Category Archives: Probate

Merit Decision: Strict, Not Substantial Statutory Compliance Required to Properly Present Claim Against Estate. Wilson v. Lawrence.

On April 19, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Wilson v. Lawrence, Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-1410. … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: What Constitutes Proper Presentment of a Claim Against a Decedent’s Estate? James A. Wilson v. William Lawrence, Executor, et al.

Update: On April 19, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

“So our issue really is, is substantial compliance or strict compliance necessary here?” Chief Justice O’Connor

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