The probate judge shall designate a day not exceeding five days after the docketing of the cause as provided in section 6117.13 of the Revised Code for the hearing of all preliminary questions and motions on the appeal, and for the examination of the papers and proceedings. On the day so fixed, all preliminary motions and questions arising upon the appeal shall be heard and determined, and if the probate court finds that the proceedings are irregular, or that the appeal is not perfected according to law, it shall dismiss such appeal at the cost of the appellants, and certify such dismissal with its proceedings thereon to the board of county commissioners. The court may waive technical defects, errors, or omissions in such proceedings.

Terms Used In Ohio Code 6117.14

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Probate: Proving a will

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .