Any websites where I might see these types of forms?
It is common for the Executor to require a devisee to sign a receipt for the items being delivered. Sometimes the receipt will include language releasing the Executor. I assume that what you mean by "fine print" is language you don't understand. Here is the solution. You tell the Executor that if there is anything he/she wants you to sign that it be provided to you in advance to review. Then you take it to an experienced probate lawyer to have it reviewed. We cannot tell anyone the effect of any document without reading it.
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Were the items specifically bequeathed to you? If so, the executor/administrator may wish you to sign a receipt form. If that is not the case, then it is not entirely clear why you would be receiving these items. In MOST cases involving assets passing through an estate, the executor/administrator is within their rights to seek a receipt.
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I think the ideal answer would be a receipt and approval of spouse for release.
I read in your comments the items could have "community" assets.
The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of action is to have legal representation in this matter.
If you do sign a release, it should only list the actual items received. If you are entitled to receive other property, those items should not be listed in the receipt until you take possession of them.
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