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  1. Where is the Register of Deeds Office located?
  2. Does the document need to be an original?
  3. Must signatures be notarized?
  4. What happens when a document is brought to the Register of Deeds Office for recording?
  5. Who keeps the documents?
  6. How much does it cost to record a document?
  7. How far back do the records in the Register of Deeds Office go?
  8. How is all that paper tracked?
  9. What information do I need to obtain a copy of my deed?
  10. What is a lien?
  11. Can I get someone to do research for me?
  12. Can I find out who owns a particular piece of property?
  13. Are there liens against my property?
  14. What is meant by "indexes"?
  15. How do I find information about easements on my property?
  16. Can I find out how old my house is or get historical information about my house?
  17. Where else can I look if I cannot find the information in your office?
  18. What was the sale price for a particular property?
  19. Can the Register of Deeds office tell me if I have a good and clear title?
  20. Is everything handled in the Register of Deeds office public record?
  21. Can I get a copy of a birth or death certificate through the Register of Deeds Office?
  22. How do I record or get a copy of my military discharge?
  23. What is a deed?
  24. Do I need to record my deed?
  25. May I record a document for real estate for another county?
  26. I want to take someone's name off my deed or change the names of the owners on my property. Can I change the deed?
  27. If I sell a portion of my land, do I get a deed for the remainder?
  28. May I make out my own deed?
  29. If I want to write my own deed, do you have standard deed forms available?
  30. What if I lose my deed?
  31. How long does it take to record a document?
  32. What types of documents can I file in the Register of Deeds Office?
  33. Is it possible to obtain information about previous owners and the history of my home?
  34. What information am I able to obtain by telephoning the register of deeds’ office?
  35. How can I record my document?
  36. What are the requirements for recording a document?
  37. How do I make changes to the title of my property?
  38. What are the most common types of deeds?
  39. When is a Form 521 (transfer statement) required?
  40. How is my document identified in the register of deeds’ office?
  41. What if I lose my deed?
  42. How can I obtain copies of documents?
  43. Can I obtain a copy of my recorded property survey?
  44. I have paid off my mortgage. What do I need to do? Where do I get my deed?
  45. Do you have/sell real estate forms?
  46. Where can I get a copy of a Birth or Death Certificate?
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Additional Information

For questions regarding property taxes, please call the County Treasurer's Office at 402-593-2143.

For questions regarding property valuation information or homestead exemption, please call the County Assessor's Office at 402-593-2122.

For questions regarding marriage licenses or military DD-214, please call the County Clerk's Office at 402-593-2105.