Q. What is a PDF file
A. A universal file format that preserves the fonts, formatting, colors, and graphics of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it. PDF files are compact and can be shared, viewed, navigated, and printed using free Adobe Acrobat® Reader® software, downloadable from http://www.adobe.com.
On this page you will find some files we hope will be helpful to you. Click on the link below the description to download the file to your computer or you may pick the print option. This way you can print the file and if needed fill it in by hand. Please contact the Recorder's Office with your questions.
NOTICE: The materials available on this website are for informational purposes only. Please consult a professional for a better understanding and the correct use of the material here.
Certificate of Translator
Documents executed outside the United State or in a language other than English must have an English translation attached and a Certificate of Translator completed and attached to the document. The certificate state the the translator is competent and the translation is accurate. Click here for a Certificate of Translator.
The base fee for recording a document is determined by the number of pages in that document. The fee chart has pre-calculated the fees for documents from 1 page to 50 pages. To calculate the fee for documents in excess of 50 pages please use our online fee calculator, click here to use the calculator. Click here for the Fee Chart.
Quick Time Player
Quick Time Player is software that allows people to view and download many file types. Quick Time will sometimes cause a problem when viewing files on the LandAccess web site. This is a brief guide to stop using Quick Time to view the images on the LandAccess site. Click here for the Quick Time guide.
Request to Redact Address
Ohio Revised Code 149.45 states: A peace officer, parole officer, prosecuting attorney, assistant prosecuting attorney, correctional employee, youth services employee, firefighter, or EMT may request a public office or a person responsible for the public records of a public office, other than a county auditor’s office, to redact the address of the person making the request from any record made available to the public on the internet.
The Attorney General has developed the form for this redaction request. The requester most be very specific in the request to redact address. The Recorder’s office will be glad to help with the specifics, when we can. Click here for the Request to Redact Address.
Effective July 1, 2009 Ohio Revised Code 317.114 created standardization guidelines for documents that are recorded. Plats, DD214’s (Military Discharge), documents generated by a taxing authority and documents executed prior to the effective date do not have to meet these standards. This law requires a twenty dollar additional charge should a document not meet the standards. This document is a representative template, not actual size. Click here for the Standardization Guidelines template.
Medicaid Estate Recover Form DJFS07408
Ohio Revised Code 5302.221(C) states: A county recorder shall obtain a properly completed form prescribed under division (B) of this section from the beneficiary of a transfer on death designation affidavit or the beneficiary’s representative and send a copy of the form to the administrator of the Medicaid estate recovery program before recording the transfer of the real property or interest in the real property under section 5302.222 of the Revised Code.
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services has developed the required form in the above mentioned statute. The form is called Notice of Medicaid Estate Recovery of Pending Transfer of Property by Transfer on Death Deed or DJFS07408 form. Click here for the DJFS07408 form.
Ohio Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
Ohio Revised Code 317.41 states: A county recorder, upon request, may distribute to any person free of charge a copy of the printed form of the declaration described in section 2133.07 of the Revised Code and a copy of the printed form of the durable power of attorney for health care described in section 1337.17 of the Revised Code. Click here for Ohio Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney