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  • Jun 22 2020

    Franklin County Will Now Accept Electronic Processing/Filing of Deeds

    Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano, Recorder Daniel J. O’Connor and Engineer Cornell Robertson jointly announced Monday the newly expanded ability to accept and process deeds electronically, allowing for more efficiency in the transferring of property. 
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  • Feb 25 2020

    Recorder Announces Updated Paid Family Leave Policy

    Franklin County Recorder Daniel J. O’Connor, Jr. is excited to announce the establishment of an improved Paid Family Leave policy for his staff at the Recorder’s office. The policy will allow employees who qualify for the leave to have up to three months of paid time off to take care of a new child.
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  • Aug 01 2019

    Notice of Statewide Recording Fee Changes Due to Legislative Action

    Effective October 17, 2019, statewide recording fees for most documents will increase by $6.00 due to the enactment of HB 166 state budget legislation.
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  • Apr 01 2019

    Recorder Reinforces Legislation Enhancing Security for Ohio’s Judges and Magistrates

    Franklin County Recorder Daniel J. O’Connor, Jr. will begin implementation of House Bill 341 created to further protect the safety of public servants. This new legislation will expand the already specified list of public servants whose residential information is exempt from public record to include judges and magistrates.
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  • Sep 04 2018

    Recorder Files Complaint with AG's Office to Stop Scammers

    Recorder Files Complaint with AG's Office to Stop Scammers
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  • Jan 31 2018

    Deed Scam Bill Passes Ohio General Assembly

    Deed Scam Bill Passes Ohio General Assembly
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  • Nov 07 2017

    Recorder Warns Homeowners’ of Scam

    Homeowners in Franklin County have been targeted in a scam that attempts to convince them they have to pay substantial service fees for information on their property.
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  • Sep 25 2017

    Discriminatory Deeds

    Rep. Craig and Recorder O’Connor tackle fair housing language with proposed law change.
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  • Sep 14 2017

    Initiative to Help the Homeless

    Today, Franklin County Recorder Daniel J. O’Connor Jr. is pleased to announce a new partnership with the City of Columbus that would give individuals the option to file a certified copy of their birth certificate with the Recorder’s Office.
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  • Apr 25 2017

    Living Will Initiative

    Franklin County Recorder Danny O’Connor Fights for Central Ohio
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