When letters of administration are revoked, when an executor or administrator, or administrator with the will annexed, is removed, resigns, or dies, when a will is declared invalid, or when an election to take under section 2105.06 of the Revised Code is made by or for a surviving spouse, all previous sales, leases, encumbrances, whether of real or personal property, made lawfully and in good faith by the executor or administrator, or administrator with the will annexed, and with good faith on the part of the purchasers, and all lawful acts done in the settlement of the estate or execution of the will shall be valid as to such executor, administrator, administrator with the will annexed, purchasers for value in good faith, lessees for value in good faith, encumbrancers for value in good faith, all other parties dealing with said fiduciary for value in good faith, and all parties lawfully claiming by, through or under any of them. But the sums paid out or distributed to legatees or other distributees, when necessary for the proper execution of a will or administration of an estate, may be recovered from the persons receiving them.
Cite as R.C. § 2113.23
History. Effective Date: 10-16-1953