(A) If there is evidence that a partition fence previously existed between the adjoining properties of two owners, one of the owners, or both, may file an affidavit with the applicable county recorder to be placed in the partition fence record established under section 971.15 of the Revised Code stating that a partition fence existed between the adjoining properties within two years prior to the filing of the affidavit. The affidavit also shall specify the location of the properties and that the fence has been removed and not replaced. The affidavit shall be filed no later than one year after the effective date of this section.
(B) If an affidavit is filed under this section, section 971.06 of the Revised Code applies.
(C) If an affidavit is not filed under this section, section 971.07 of the Revised Code applies.
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