Effective January 1, 2010, Chapter 1779 is repealed and no longer governs partnerships. 2008 HB332.
Surviving partners who elect to purchase the interest of a deceased partner in the partnership assets shall give bond to the executor or administrator for the deceased partner's estate, with sureties to the approval of the probate court by which such executor or administrator was appointed, for the payment of the partnership debts and liabilities and for the performance of all contracts for which the partnership is liable.
Such bond must be filed in such probate court. Thereupon the surviving partners shall cause notice of such filing to be published for three consecutive weeks in some newspaper of general circulation in the county wherein such court is located.
An affidavit of a surviving partner, or of a person employed by him to give such notice, if such affidavit is made, filed, and recorded, together with a copy of the notice, in such probate court, within one year after the giving of such bond, shall be admitted as evidence of the time, place, and manner in which the notice was given.
When the interest of such deceased partner in the partnership assets is taken as provided in this section, the executor or administrator for the estate of the deceased partner shall deliver to the surviving partners an assignment of all the right, title and interest of the deceased partner in such partnership assets, and as to partnership real estate in the name of the deceased partner, such executor or administrator shall cause a certificate of transfer of title to issue as provided in section 2113.61 of the Revised Code, or such application for a certificate of transfer of title may be made by the surviving partners as successors in interest.
Effective Date: 09-04-1957; 2008 HB332 01-01-2010