Fees and Recording Requirements

Fees

MORTGAGES - $55.00
(Includes rerecorded and subordinate mortgages, supplemental indentures)

DEEDS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS - $25.00
Each additional page exceeding 8 W' x 14" within any document - $5.00

MECHANICS LIEN
With one first-class mailing - $25.00
Each additional mailing - $2.00

MULTIPLE TRANSACTION DOCUMENTS - $25 .00 
Includes the first cross reference, each additional cross reference - $7 .00
(Assignments of Oil and Gas only)

COPIES
Copies 11" x 17" or smaller, per page - $1.00
Copies larger than 11" x 17", per page - $5.00

CERTIFYING
Document - $5.00

UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE LIENS
Initial Filing or Amendments, 2 pages or less ... $6.00
3 pages or more - $10.00
SEARCH, one name - $7.00
Each additional name - $5 .00

A self-addressed stamped envelope sufficient to hold your documents must be supplied for the return of documents.

Recording Requirements

  • Name of person who prepared document (IC 36-2-11-15)
  • Document requires a 2" margin at the top and bottom of first page and last page, Y." margin on each side, & Y." margins at the top & bottom of additional pages. (IC 36-2-11-16.5)
  • Notary documents require county of residence, seal, commission expiration date, and printed name under signature {IC 33-42-2-9)
  • Must have at least a 10 point font (IC 32-2-11-16.5)
  • Names must be printed below all signatures and name of each person executing document must match identically in body of document (IC 36-2-11-16)
  • Affirmation statement required on all documents notarized in Indiana (IC 36-2-11-15)
    "I affirm, under.the penalties of perjury, that I have taken reasonable care to redact each Social Security number in this document, unless required by law"
    Printed Name________________________________________
  • Grantees physical address is required on all conveyances of real property.(IC 32-21-2-3)
  • Auditor endorsement required on real estate transfers (IC 36-2-11-14)

COUNTY RECORDERS:

  • Records Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Releases, Real Estate Contracts, Power of Attorneys, Planned Developments, Plats, Surveys, Affidavits, Articles of Incorporation, Bonds, Federal Tax Liens, Mechanic Liens, Sewer Liens, Assumed Business Names, and other Miscellaneous documents submitted for recording, providing it meets essential requirements (see above)
  • Files Uniform Commercial Code instruments
  • Provides copies and certified copies of documents upon request. (Fee charged)
  • Military Discharges (NO CHARGE)

NO STAFF MEMBER IS PERMITTED TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE OR PERFORM TITLE SEARCHES