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Section 2335.35 | Disposition of unclaimed fees and costs.


(A) All moneys, fees, costs, debts, and damages, remaining in the hands of the clerk of the court of common pleas or probate judge, and all unclaimed moneys, other than costs, remaining in the hands of the sheriff from the expiration of thirty days from the ending of the time of advertisement as provided by section 2335.34 of the Revised Code, shall be paid by such officer or such officer's successor to the county treasurer, on the order of the county auditor, except for unclaimed moneys that are for restitution payments for crime victims. Each such officer shall indicate each item in the officer's cashbook and docket the disposition made thereof. Upon ceasing to be such officer, each clerk, probate judge, and sheriff shall immediately pay to the clerk's, probate judge's, or sheriff's successor all money on hand as such officer.

(B) All the moneys remaining unclaimed that are for restitution payments for crime victims shall be sent to the reparations fund created under section 2743.191 of the Revised Code, with a list from the clerk or other officer responsible for the collection and distribution of restitution payments specifying the amounts and individual identifying information of the funds.

Last updated March 9, 2023 at 3:40 PM

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