Judge Mark Belinky of Mahoning County Probate Court has resigned.
Judge Belinky submitted his resignation letter to Gov. John Kasich late Friday afternoon. He submitted a copy of that letter to Justice Maureen O'Connor, chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.
The letter reads: "Dear Governor Kasich: Please be advised that the undersigned is the Judge of the Mahoning County Probate Court. I hereby submit my resignation as Judge of the court effective this date."