2729.16 Hearing of application.

On the hearing of a written application mentioned in section 2729.15 of the Revised Code, without further pleadings, if the court finds that the record of the proceedings, judgment, or decree was lost or destroyed and that it can by the evidence produced find the substance or effect thereof material to the preservation of the rights of the parties thereto, it shall make an order allowing a record. Such record shall recite the substance and effect of the lost or destroyed record, or part thereof, shall be recorded in the court, and shall have the same effect as the original record, so far as concerns the rights of the parties making the application, persons served with summons, persons entering their appearance, or persons claiming under them by a title acquired subsequently to the filing of the application.

Cite as R.C. § 2729.16

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1953