(A) Public sales of personal property as provided in section 2113.40 of the Revised Code shall be at public auction and, unless otherwise directed by the probate court, after notice of the sale has been given by any of the following methods:
(1) By advertisement appearing at least three times in a newspaper of general circulation in the county during a period of fifteen days next preceding the sale;
(2) By advertisement posted not less than fifteen days next preceding the sale in at least five public places in the township or municipal corporation where the sale is to take place;
(3) By both forms of advertisement specified in divisions (A)(1) and (2) of this section.
(B) The advertisement published or posted as described in divisions (A)(1) and (2) of this section shall specify generally the property to be sold and the date, place, and terms of the sale. The executor or administrator, if considered in the best interests of the estate, may employ an auctioneer or clerk, or both, to conduct the sale, and their reasonable fees and charges shall be deducted from the proceeds of the sale. The court for good cause may extend the time for sale.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.52, SB 124, §1, eff. 1/13/2012.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953