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Summary Release

A Summary Release can be filed if the total of the assets of the decedent’s estate does not exceed the lesser of: $5,000.00 or the amount of decedent’s funeral and burial expenses if there is not a surviving spouse. If there is a surviving spouse, the value of the decedent’s estate does not exceed the total of the allowance for support that is made to the surviving spouse and minor children pursuant to ORC Section 2106.13 and an amount less than $5,000.00 for the decedent’s funeral and burial expenses, as defined in ORC Section 2113.031(A).