2735.01 Appointment of receiver.

(A) A receiver may be appointed by the supreme court or a judge thereof, the court of appeals or a judge thereof in the judge's district, the court of common pleas or a judge thereof in the judge's county, or the probate court, in causes pending in such courts respectively, in the following cases:

(1) In an action by a vendor to vacate a fraudulent purchase of property, or by a creditor to subject property or a fund to the creditor's claim, or between partners or others jointly owning or interested in any property or fund, on the application of the plaintiff, or of a party whose right to or interest in the property or fund, or the proceeds of the property or fund, is probable, and when it is shown that the property or fund is in danger of being lost, removed, or materially injured;

(2) In an action by a mortgagee, for the foreclosure of the mortgagee's mortgage and sale of the mortgaged property, when it appears that the mortgaged property is in danger of being lost, removed, materially injured, diminished in value, or squandered, or that the condition of the mortgage has not been performed, and either of the following applies:

(a) The property is probably insufficient to discharge the mortgage debt.

(b) The mortgagor has consented in writing to the appointment of a receiver.

(3) To enforce a contractual assignment of rents and leases;

(4) After judgment, to carry the judgment into effect;

(5) After judgment, to dispose of the property according to the judgment, or to preserve it during the pendency of an appeal, or when an execution has been returned unsatisfied and the judgment debtor refuses to apply the property in satisfaction of the judgment;

(6) When a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, limited partnership, or other entity has been dissolved, is insolvent, is in imminent danger of insolvency, or has forfeited its corporate, limited liability company, partnership, limited partnership, or other entity rights;

(7) In all other cases in which receivers have been appointed by the usages of equity.

(B) A receiver appointed under division (A)(1), (2), (3), or (5) of this section shall be appointed only with respect to the particular property that is the subject of the action in which the appointment of a receiver is sought.

(C) A receiver appointed under division (A)(6) of this section may be appointed to manage all the affairs of the corporation, limited liability company, partnership, limited partnership, or other entity with respect to which the appointment of a receiver is sought.

(D) A receiver appointed under division (A)(4) or (7) of this section may be appointed to manage all the affairs of the corporation, limited liability company, partnership, limited partnership, or other entity, or only with respect to particular property as determined by the court.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 9, §1, eff. 3/23/2015.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953