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Section 5563.04 | Hearing of preliminary questions and motions.


The probate judge or common pleas judge shall designate a day, not exceeding five days after the docketing of the cause as provided by section 5563.03 of the Revised Code for the hearing of all preliminary questions and motions on an appeal and the examination of the papers and proceedings. On the day fixed all preliminary motions and questions arising upon the appeal shall be heard and determined, and if the court finds that the proceedings are irregular, or that the appeal is not perfected according to law, the court shall dismiss such appeal, at the cost of the appellants, and certify the court's proceedings and the dismissal to the board. The court may waive technical defects, errors, or omissions in such proceedings.

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