5311.20 Unit owners association may sue or be sued.

In any action relating to the common elements or to any right, duty, or obligation possessed or imposed upon the unit owners association by statute or otherwise, the unit owners association may sue or be sued as a separate legal entity. In any action of that nature, service of summons or other process may be made upon the unit owners association by serving the process personally upon the president or other designated representative of the unit owners association named in the declaration to receive service of process, or the person named as statutory agent of the association if it is an incorporated entity, or by leaving the process at the residence or place of business of a person named in the declaration or named as statutory agent. Any action brought by or on behalf of the unit owners association shall be pursuant to authority granted by the board of directors.

Cite as R.C. § 5311.20

History. Effective Date: 07-20-2004