(A) "Household goods" are all personal property customarily found in the home and used in connection with the maintenance, use and occupancy of the premises. This encompasses items necessary for an adequate standard of sustenance, accommodation, comfort, information and entertainment of occupants and guests. Examples include furniture, furnishings, linens, household appliances, carpets, dishes, cooking and eating utensils, television sets and tools. These items are assumed to be of a reasonable value and are exempt as a resource.
(B) "Personal effects" are other personal property normally held and recognized as incidental items intended for personal use by one or more household members. Examples are clothing, jewelry, watches, personal grooming articles and musical instruments. These items are assumed to be of a reasonable value and are exempt as a resource.
Eff 9-3-77; 2-1-79;
10-1-79; 1-3-80; 10-1-02
Rule promulgated under: RC 111.15
Rule authorized by: RC 5111.01, 5111.011
Rule amplifies: RC 5111.01, 5111.011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 6/11/2002 and 10/01/2007