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Ohio Wills and Estates: Wills

Information about wills and estate planning in Ohio.

Resources at the Hamilton County Law Library

About this Guide

This guide is intended to provide basic information about wills, estate planning and probate law in Ohio. 

DisclaimerHamilton County Law Library staff, as a service to its patrons, provides reference services and information, including these research guides. To protect the public interest, Ohio law requires that legal advice and services be rendered only by qualified attorneys who are subject to the guidelines of the courts. Library staff members do not interpret the law, provide legal advice, or explain court procedures. The information provided is not a substitute for legal advice from a licensed attorney.  None of our services shall be construed as giving legal advice

Ohio Wills and Estate Planning Laws

Below you will find some of the laws governing wills and estate planning in Ohio.

O.R.C. Title 21 - Courts - Probate and Juvenile. This title of the revised code has several chapters and sections relevant to wills and estates under Ohio law.

O.R.C. Chapter 2107 - Wills

Information and Wills and Estates

Below you will find some information about wills, probate and estate planning in Ohio.

Wills and Probate - Ohio State Legal Services

Wills and Estate Planning - Ohio State Legal Services

Probate - OSBA LawFacts Pamphlet

Ohio Probate: An Overview - Nolo

Subject Guide

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