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.
He spent 16 years in the General Assembly, followed by eight as the Cook County Recorder of Deeds before his record-breaking run as secretary of state.
Yet a state statute says a governor shall fill vacancies in any office "other than in the offices of lieutenant governor, state senator or representative, sheriff, or recorder of deeds in the city of St.
The sale price was $1.5 million, according to the Cumberland County Recorder of Deeds.
On May 30, 2017, the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds (the CCRD) in Illinois, one of the largest land record offices in the United States, published a final report on a pilot program to "test cross-compatibility between the client-server database model and [blockchain]...." (http://cookrecorder.corn/blockchain/ last accessed on April 23, 2018).
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. When an administrative judgment is satisfied, a satisfaction is filed with the circuit court."
(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.
County departments include the district attorney, magistrate courts, tax assessment, recorder of deeds, sheriff, and others that are under the jurisdiction of elected officials who may or may not understand the importance of records beyond their day-to-day purpose.
Accordingly, the Notice of Federal Tax Lien is filed with the Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia (IRM, [section]5.17.2.3.2).