(A) Unless the testator has specified otherwise in the will, the bond required of an executor by section 2109.04 of the Revised Code shall not be required of the executor to administer an estate in accordance with the will of the testator if the executor is the next of kin and if the executor is entitled to the entire net proceeds of the estate.
(B) The bond otherwise required of an executor by section 2109.04 of the Revised Code shall be conditioned as follows:
(1) To file with the probate court within the time required by section 2115.02 of the Revised Code an inventory of all the tangible and intangible personal property of the testator that is to be administered and that comes to the executor's possession or knowledge and an inventory of the testator's interest in real property located in this state;
(2) To administer and distribute according to law and the will of the testator all the testator's tangible and intangible personal property, the proceeds of any action for wrongful death or of any settlement, with or without suit, of a wrongful death claim, and the proceeds of all real property in which the testator had an interest, that is located in this state, and that is sold, when the property or proceeds have come to the possession of the executor or to the possession of another person for the executor;
(3) To render a just and true account of the executor's administration at the times required by section 2109.301 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.52,SB 124, §1, eff. 1/13/2012.
Effective Date: 10-31-2001