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PLEASE NOTE THAT NEW FEES BEGIN JANUARY 1ST, 2017

LORA HOLDRIDGE, Register of Deeds

 

Maxine Simhiser, Deputy

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 210 S National. ste 14

Fort Scott KS 66701

620-223-3800 ext 106

WE WILL GLADLY SEND YOU A COPY OF THE TRACT INDEX PAGES TO AID IN YOUR REAL ESTATE SEARCHES, WHICH INCLUDS THE EMAIL FOR THE FEE OF $10.00.  THEN YOU CAN LET US KNOW WHAT DOCUMENTS YOU NEED AND THERE WILL BE A FEE BASED ON TIME AND AMOUNT OF DOCUMENTS YOU REQUEST. THERE WILL BE A MININUM OF $1.00 EMAIL FEE.

 BOURBON COUNTY  E-RECORDING COMPANIES

(We do not accept Death Certificates, UCC'S, or Survey's)

Simplifile eRecording
1-800-460-5657
www.simplifile.com

 

 

Corporation Service Company (CSC)

  Recording Support (866) 652-0111
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  CSC provides a web-based eRecording solution that enables submitters to electronically record real estate documents.
  erecording.com 

 


ePN
1-888-325-3365
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www.erecordingpartners.net

 

Mobilis Technologies LLC
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ALL E-RECORDINGS ARE ACCEPTED FROM 8:30 - 3:00 M - F

 RESOLUTION 07-13

EMAILS  $1.00

 COPIES  .35/pg

FAXES

$1.00-LOCAL

  $3.00-LONG DISTANCE

Our current software program is CIC.  NOT all counties have the same software program.  You may contact our office or check out our website to check on our office procedures.
A full 2 1/2 " are needed across the entire front page for our recording information, or a cover page will be needed at an additional charge.  THIS AREA NEEDS TO BE COMPLETELY BLANK AND IF THIS AREA IS NOT PROVIDED, A COVER PAGE WILL NEED TO BE ATTACHED AND AN ADDITIONAL $8.00 IS NEEDED TO FILE THE DOCUMENT.    (K.S.A. 28-115)
K.S.A. 28-115 "If sufficient space is not provided for the necessary recording information and certification on a document, such recording information shall be placed on an additional sheet and such sheet shall be counted as a page", and "The Register of Deeds may reject any document which is not of sufficient legibility so as to produce a clear and legible reproduction thereof."
As per Resolution 21-06 of Bourbon County:  Any overages $5.00 and less will not be refunded.  A written letter must be sent within thirty days from recording date requesting the refund.
All deeds require either a Kansas Validation Questionnaire form or an exemption stated in the body of the deed.  If an exemption is used, we must have tax statement address. (K.S.A. 79-1437c)
Notary must state who they saw sign on all documents. (K.S.A. 58-2211) (K.S.A. 53-509)
All documents must have 8 point or larger type. (K.S.A. 28-115)
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The Register of Deeds Office is responsible for the filing of deeds, mortgages, releases, tax liens, oil and gas leases, military discharge records and many more.
The Register of Deeds Office maintains and preserves an up to date and accurate set of indexes.
Each document that is filed is given a time stamp, book and page.  The very next business day those recorded documents are indexed into the proper book according to legal description.
Most of the records in the Register of Deeds Office are open records under the Kansas Open Records Act and are available for the public to examine. RMIS Online search is available for a charge.  Contact the office for more information.
All services offered by the Register of Deeds Office are fee based according to Kansas Statutes.  (See fee schedule)
The Register of Deeds Office generates a sizeable income that is deposited into the County General Fund and administered by the Board of County Commissioners.
The Register of Deeds Office does not make deeds.
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All fees are due and payable prior to filing.

 

Fee Schedule-2017

 
Fee Schedule Amount
For recording deeds, mortgages, or other instruments of writing-for first page (not to exceed legal size page 8 ½" x 14") This includes Heritage Trust  and Technology fund fees $18.00
For second page and each additional page or fraction thereof 14.00
Recording town plats, for each page $29.00
Recording release or assignment of real estate mortgage- for first page $17.00
Each additional book and page listed $13.00
For second page and each additional page $4.00
Certificate, certifying any instrument of record $10.00
For filing liens for materials and services under K.S.A.58.201, and amendments thereto $14.00
 Lis Pendens KSA 60-2201

 $5.00

Federal Tax Lien Notices $29.00
Federal Tax Lien Release $29.00
K.S.A.44-717(e)(1)Employment Secutity Law Lien Release(any state) (First page only, additional fees apply for second and additional pages andfractions therof) $65.00
K.S.A. 39-709(g) Medical Assistance Lien due at time of filing $0.00
k.S.A.39-709(g) Medical Assistance Lien assi8gnment of release $0.00
Uniform Commercial Code Fee Schedule Amount
Original financing statement $15.00
Amended financing statement $15.00
Continuation statement $15.00
Financing statement indicating assignment $15.00
Separate statement of assignment $15.00
Statement of Release of all or a part of any collateral described in a filed financing statement $15.00
Termination Statement $15.00
Attachments, per page (after first ten pages, which are included in initial fee) $1.00
Written information request: Per Debtor Name $15.00
 
Copy request: A copy of any filed financing statement or statement of assignment for a fee of $1.00 per page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If the name or names of any signer or notary public are not plainly typed or printed under the signatures, the register of deeds shall charge and collect a fee of $1.00 in addition to all other fees provided in this schedule. K.S.A. 28-115(d)

If sufficient space is not provided for the necessary recording information and certification on a document, duch information shall be placed on an additional sheet and such sheet shall be counterd as a page.

The document shall be of sufficient legibility to produce a clear and legible reproduction.  If a document is judged not to be of sufficient legibility, such document shall be accompanied by an exact copy thereof which shall be of sufficient legibility to produce a clear and legible reproduction and which shall be recorded contemporaneously with the document and shall be counted as additional pages.  The Register of Deeds may reject any document which is not of sufficient legibility.

 

 
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210 S. National Ave.
Fort Scott, KS 66701
620-223-3800

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