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Section 5309.80 | Statements or indorsements contained in instruments presented for registration.


Every deed or other voluntary instrument which is presented for registration, and every instrument or paper filed with the county recorder by any person or officer under sections 5309.02 to 5310.21, inclusive, of the Revised Code, or any amendment thereof, for the purpose of acquiring or affecting in any way an involuntary interest in, or lien or charge upon registered land, shall contain or have indorsed upon it the full name, county of residence, and post-office address of the grantee or other person who acquires, or claims, or is seeking to acquire or claim, an interest under such instrument, or to affect thereby some estate or interest in, or lien or charge upon said registered land. Every deed shall state whether the grantor and also the grantee are married or unmarried, and if married, the name in full of the husband or wife.

Any change in the residence or post-office address of any such person shall, by sworn statement of the party or his authorized agent or attorney, immediately be filed with the recorder, who shall indorse such sworn change on the original instrument and on the record thereof if recorded. The names, residences, and addresses of all such persons, and all sworn changes thereof, shall also be entered on all certificates of title in the register.

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