A defendant against whom a motion for attachment is filed under section 2715.03 of the Revised Code may receive a hearing on the motion in accordance with section 2715.043 of the Revised Code by delivering a written request for a hearing to the court within five business days after receipt of the notice provided pursuant to section 2715.041 of the Revised Code. The request may set forth the defendant's reasons for disputing the claim of the plaintiff who filed the motion for attachment of the property; however, neither the defendant's inclusion of nor his failure to include such reasons upon the request constitutes a waiver of any defense of the defendant or affects the defendant's right to produce evidence at any hearing or at the trial of the action. The time and place for the hearing shall be that set forth in the notice. If a written request for a hearing is not received by the court within the prescribed time and the court does not grant a continuance of the scheduled hearing in accordance with division (B) of section 2715.042 of the Revised Code, the hearing scheduled pursuant to section 2715.043 of the Revised Code immediately shall be canceled and the court shall issue an order of attachment in accordance with division (A) of section 2715.042 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 03-13-1986