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Section 5301.14 | Copy of record of lost deed to be evidence.


When a title deed, recorded by the director of administrative services as required by section 5301.13 of the Revised Code, or recorded in the office of the secretary of state, the record of which is required to be kept in the office of the director of administrative services, has been lost or destroyed by accident, without having been recorded in the county recorder's office, on demand and tender of the fees therefor, the director of administrative services shall furnish to any person a copy of such deed certified under the director of administrative services' official seal, which copy shall be received everywhere in this state as prima-facie evidence of the existence of the deed, and in all respects shall have the effect of certified copies from the official records of the county where such lands are situated.

Last updated August 12, 2021 at 3:43 PM

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