Marital Status - Spouse must attend closing:

When the order is placed, our office will need to know the marital status of all buyer(s) in this transaction and the names of their spouses.  All spouses will need to  sign  some  documents  even  if  they  are  not  going  to  be  an  owner  in  the property. Ohio  has  dower(marital)  rights  and  all  spouses  need  to  sign  the mortgage  and a few additional  Lender documents  in order to release  any rights they may have in the property to the lender in case of foreclosure. If your spouse is not going to be able to attend the closing, please let us know immediately so we are aware of the situation.  If we are not made of aware of the situation this could delay your closing.