These would not be considered proper "claims" against the estate. You can certainly complain to the court about the executor. Many states do not allow distributions to be conditioned on a release of claims. Practically, however, the executor is entitled to a legal defense of claims against him/her. If all the funds are distributed, then there is no money left for this defense. So there is a practical reason for the executor to request this. If you are intent on contesting the actions of the executor, then you obviously would not want to sign this form. Instead, I would contact an attorney who can bring your complaints to the attention of the court.
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Claims against the estate are for services, etc. prior to death. There may be other avenues you can select - but you should consult an attorney in the jursidiction where the estate is pending for assistance.
Attorneys Frederick and McMahon are correct. I would strongly urge you to retain an attorney to assist you with this matter in the probate court. Good luck to you.
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