2101.121 Record-keeping methods.

(A) A probate court may keep and maintain records that are required by section 2101.12 or another section of the Revised Code by record-keeping methods other than bound volumes of paper pages. These record-keeping methods include, but are not limited to, photography, microphotography, photostatic process, electrostatic process, facsimile reproduction, perforated tape, magnetic tape or other electromagnetic methods, electronic data processing, machine-readable media, and graphic or video display.

(B) If a probate court keeps records by record-keeping methods other than bound volumes of paper pages, it shall possess, and make readily available to the public, machines or equipment necessary for an examination of the records. The machines or equipment shall present the records in a format that is readable without difficulty.

(C) If a probate court keeps records by record-keeping methods other than bound volumes of paper pages, it shall keep and maintain indexes to the records that permit the records to be retrieved readily.

Cite as R.C. § 2101.121

History. Effective Date: 03-13-1986