6131.18 Prosecuting attorney to represent county.

In all claims for compensation or damages, and in all matters where the rights of the county are affected, the prosecuting attorney shall represent the county, and as such representative, he may appeal to the court of common pleas from any order allowing compensation or damage if in his opinion it is excessive, and may appeal from any order levying an assessment against the county for special benefits to the highways or to land owned by the county if in his opinion the assessment is excessive. On appeal by any owner the prosecuting attorney shall represent the county insofar as the county may be affected by the appeal.

In all matters where the rights of the state of Ohio are affected the attorney general shall represent the state. He shall appeal to the court of common pleas any order refusing compensation or damages, or from any order which in his opinion is inadequate, and he shall appeal from any order levying an assessment against the state which in his opinion is excessive.

Cite as R.C. § 6131.18

History. Effective Date: 08-23-1957