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Section 2103.021 | When affidavit required to preserve dower.


Whenever "trustee," "as trustee," or "agent" follows the name of the grantee in any deed of conveyance of land recorded in this state and no other instrument containing a description of such land has been recorded in the office of the recorder of the county in which such land is situated which puts upon inquiry any person dealing with such land that a spouse of such grantee would have a dower interest in such land, a conveyance of such land by such grantee to a bona fide purchaser conveys a title free from the claims of any spouse of such grantee in such land, for dower, inchoate, or otherwise, unless such spouse, prior to the recording of such conveyance by such grantee to said purchaser, has recorded in the office of the recorder of the county in which the land is situated an affidavit describing such land and setting forth the nature of such spouse's interest in such land.

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