Harrison County, Ohio

Legibility & Guidelines

Documents presented for recording the Harrison County Recorder's Office MUST meet Ohio Revised Code Sections 317.11 and 317.112(A)

R.C. 317.11 required the signature of any person, who signs an "instrument by which title to real estate or personal property of any interest therein or lien thereon, is conveyed, created, encumbered, assigned, discharged, cancelled, or otherwise disposed of" to be legible or, if illegibly written, to be identified by an affidavit or by having the name legibly printed, typewritten or stamped upon the instrument. 

R.C. 317.112(A) reads "The contents of the instrument shall be sufficiently legible to permit their reproduction by photographic or micro-photographic process". The entire document must be legible for reproduction.