Register of Deeds

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Register of Deeds

The designation, in certain jurisdictions, of the public officers who record documents that establish ownership of property, mortgages, and other instruments that relate to real property in official record books provided and maintained for such purpose.

Registers of deeds are also known as recorders of deeds.

Cross-references

Recording of Land Titles.

References in classic literature ?
In his later years, at different times, he was secretary of the Santo Domingo Commission, marshall and recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia, and United States Minister to Haiti.
The salary compensations of the Board Chair, board members in the 4-2-4 and 4-4-2-year terms, Recorder of Deeds, Circuit Court Clerk and Coroner positions match the duties and responsibilities that I understand currently.
The Sussex County Recorder of Deeds plans to implement Landmark, replacing their current aging system, in the coming year.
Once the document is notarized and a fee is paid to the recorder of deeds, the document is part of the official record of ownership.
When a lien is released, a release is filed with the recorder of deeds.
In Chicago, it would be the Recorder of Deeds, but it varies by location.
Debbie Dunnegan, the Republican Recorder of Deeds for Jefferson County, Missouri, posed the question in a Facebook post last week, Huffington Post reported.
In cases where land records cannot be located, someone from Acadia may be dispatched to a county seat to get the document from a recorder of deeds, an all-day trip.
Accordingly, the Notice of Federal Tax Lien is filed with the Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia (IRM, [section]5.
Note, too, that under a Race-Notice statute like Alaska's, if B is on the land at issue at the time, B will become "a trespasser" (15) when C records C's deed, something B will almost certainly not be aware of, because if B were a frequent visitor at the office of the recorder of deeds B would have recorded B's own prior deed from A and would have won the race.
In Texaco, the court considered an Indiana statute that automatically divested a severed mineral interest from its owner where the owner had failed to use it or at least file a statement of claim with the local recorder of deeds for 20 years.