2127.27 Additional bond before sale.

Upon the return and approval of the appraisement provided for by section 2127.22 of the Revised Code, the court shall require the executor, administrator, or guardian to execute a bond with two or more personal sureties, or one or more corporate sureties, whose qualifications shall be those provided by section 2109.17 of the Revised Code. The bond shall be payable to the state in an amount that the court considers sufficient, having regard to the amount of real property to be sold, its appraised value, the amount of the original bond given by the executor, administrator, or guardian, and the distribution to be made of the proceeds arising from the sale . The bond shall be conditioned for the faithful discharge of the executor's, administrator's, or guardian's duties and the payment of, and accounting for, all moneys arising from the sale according to law. The bond shall be additional to that given by the executor, administrator, or guardian at the time of appointment. If the court finds the amount of the original bond given by the executor, administrator, or guardian is sufficient, having regard for the amount of real property to be sold, its appraised value, and the distribution to be made of the proceeds arising from the sale, the giving of additional bond may be dispensed with by order of the court. The bond shall be given in the court from which the executor, administrator, or guardian was appointed.

If the action to obtain authority to sell real property is pending in another court, the latter shall proceed no further until there is filed in that court a certificate from the court in which the executor, administrator, or guardian was appointed, under its seal, that the bond has been given or that the original bond is sufficient. This section does not prevent the court in an action to sell real property from ordering the sale of that real property without bond in cases where the testator had provided by the testator's will that the executor need not give bond.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.52, SB 124, §1, eff. 1/13/2012.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953