Various real estate and business papers are recorded in the Register of Deeds office such as Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Assignments, Leases, Powers of Attorney, Business Names, etc. Your instrument will be kept for several days as we process it for permanent storage. Turnaround time varies depending on the volume of work at the time of recording. Instruments may be recorded in person or mailed in to our office.
Documents may be recorded in person or mailed in. DO NOT SEND CASH. We do not accept personal checks. A cashiers check or money order made payable to the Register of Deeds is required (see fees page). Mail the fee with your request to our office. A self-addressed stamped envelope will insure prompt return, or if presented in person without a stamped envelope, you may take the original recorded document with you after paying our copy fee.
All instruments presented for registration on paper shall meet all of the following requirements:
If an instrument does not meet these requirements, the Register of Deeds shall register the instrument after collecting the fee for non-standard documents (see fees page) in addition to all the other applicable recording fees.