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Recorder Offices in Kaufman County

Kaufman County
100 W. Mulberry , Kaufman, Texas 75142
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Phone: 972-932-4331 x 1104
Kaufman County 100 W. Mulberry , Kaufman, Texas, 75142

 
 
 
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Kaufman County Recorder of Deeds
Kaufman County Recorder Information
The recorder in Kaufman County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
The cost to record a real estate deed is $16 for the first page and $4 for each additional page of the document. Each name in excess of five to be indexed is 25 cents.

If the grantee's address is not listed on the document, a fee of $25 or twice the regular filing fee, whichever is greater, will be charged.

If the paper is larger than 8.5x14 inches, a $25 penalty fee will apply.

Cost for copies of public records filed in the Clerk's Office is $1.00 per page and $5.00 for certification per document.
Document Formatting Requirements
The County Clerk’s office is responsible for recording and filing instruments that prove ownership or interest in real property such as deeds, deeds of trust, and other legal documents related to real property in Kaufman County, Texas.

An instrument that is properly recorded in the proper county is:

(1) notice to all persons of the existence of the instrument; and

(2) subject to inspection by the public.


RECORDING FORMAT

• The maximum size paper accepted is 8.5x14 inches while the minimum is 8.5x11. A page is considered to be one side of a sheet of paper. Use a font size of at least 8 point and black ink on white paper. Printing, typing, or handwriting must be clearly legible in order for the instrument to be accepted for recording.

• If an instrument is not in the English language, it needs to be accompanied by a correct English translation.

• Individual pages need to be of sufficient weight and substance so that printing, typing, or handwriting will not bleed through. Any riders or attachments must also comply with size requirements. Only one rider or attachment can be included with or attached to a page.

• On the bottom of the last page, provide at least 3 inches of blank space for the file stamp. If this is not provided, an additional page will be added.

• The grantor must sign and acknowledge the instrument in the presence of two or more credible witnesses or have it acknowledged or sworn to and certified by an officer authorized to take acknowledgments or oaths. Original signatures are required. Corresponding names must be typed, printed, or stamped beneath signatures throughout the document.

• Instruments that convey an interest in real property must have the mailing address of each grantee that appears in the instrument, or in a separate writing signed by the grantor and attached to the instrument.

• Provide a document heading at the top of the first page that identifies the type of legal document being recorded.

• On the front of the document, provide a return name and address to ensure a proper and timely return.

• A legal description of the real property is required.

• Any document that transfers an interest in real property must include the following “Notice of Confidentiality Rights:” NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIALITY RIGHTS: IF YOU ARE A NATURAL PERSON, YOU MANY REMOVE OR STRIKE ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FROM ANY INSTRUMENT THAT TRANSFERS AN INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY BEFORE IT IS FILED FOR RECORD IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS: YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE NUMBER.
 
E-Recording
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Forms
Kaufman County Real Estate Deed Forms

Quit Claim Deed Form
Warranty Deed Form
Special Warranty Deed Form
Grant Deed Form
Easement Deed Form
Long Form Deed of Trust Form
Short Form Deed of Trust Form
Enhanced Life Estate Deed Form
Disclaimer of Interest Form
Release of Lien Form
Correction Deed Form
Supplemental Documents
No supplemental documents at this time.
 
 
 
Information
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