2015 Ohio Revised Code
Chapter 5305 - DOWER
Section 5305.16 - Election by answer is a release of dower.

Ohio Rev Code § 5305.16 (2015) What's This?

The answer of a surviving spouse under section 5305.15 of the Revised Code has the same effect, in all respects, as a deed of release to the purchaser of such estate of the dower interest therein of such spouse.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

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