Documents We Record

  • Affidavits
  • Annexations
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Assignments
  • Bonds
  • Cemetery Deeds
  • Condominiums
  • Deeds
  • Delinquent Sewer Liens
  • Federal Tax Liens
  • Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Military Discharges
  • Mortgages
  • Other miscellaneous instruments
  • Plats
  • Power of Attorney
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Releases
  • Surveys
  • Trustee Elections

Recording Requirements

  •  Acknowledgement: To entitle any conveyance, mortgage, or instrument of writing to be recorded. (IC 32-21-2-3)
  •  Legibility of Names: Typed or printed under each signature exactly as signed. (IC 36-2-11-16)
  •  Name of Person Preparing Instrument: Each document prepared or notarized in Indiana. (IC 36-2-11-15c)
  •  Notarized Documents: Requires notary's county and state of residence, commission expiration and seal.               (IC 36-2-11-16c3)
  •  Sales Disclosure Forms: Endorsement by County Assessor prior to recording any conveyance document.             (IC 6-1.1-5.5-6b)
  •  Transfer of Deeds of Taxation: Endorsement by County Auditor prior to recording any conveyance document.        (IC 36-2-11-14 & IC 6-1.1-5.5-6b)
  •  Release of Satisfaction of Liens: May be executed by President, Vice-President, Cashier, Secretary, Treasurer,     General Manager, or Attorney-in-Fact only.
  •  Affirmation statement: Required on all documents executed or acknowledged in the State of Indiana at the   conclusion of the document with the prepared by statement.
  • "I affirm, under the penalties for perjury, that I have taken reasonable care to redact each Social Security number  in this document, unless required by law." "printed name" (IC 36-2-11-15d)
  • Grantee address required: Complete street or rural route address of the grantee after the mailing address (when  applicable) on all conveyances of real property. (IC 32-21-2-3b)
  • All instruments must meet recording form and legibility statutes.