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Cleburne County, Alabama

Recorder Offices


Cleburne County Probate Office

Courthouse - 120 Vickery St, Suite 101, Heflin, Alabama 36264

8:30 to 4:00 M-F

Phone: (256) 463-5655


Register of Deeds

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Alabama - Cleburne County Recorder Information

The Probate Office is responsible for recording and maintaining real property records in Cleburne County.

Recording Fees

$12.00 for the first page
$3.00 for each additional page
No charge for up to two (2) names (husband and wife count as one name); $1.00 for each additional name

Deed tax: $1.00 per $1000 of assessed value

County recording fees are subject to change without notice. For the most current fees and further information, contact the local probate office directly.

Document Formatting Requirements

* The name and address of the grantee(s) must be included in the body of the document.
* An original copy or a certified copy of an original is accepted for recording.
* A preparer's statement needs to be on the front of the document. This can be in the following form: 'This instrument prepared by.........................................................(name and address).'
* Conveyances must be in writing, attested by two witnesses, and signed by the contracting party or his agent. If person is unable to sign his name, his name must be written for him with the words 'his mark' written next to it.
* Any instrument attempting to transfer any interest in land will not be recorded if the instrument describes the land by reference to a plat but does not have the plat attached to the instrument or if the instrument does not describe the plat book or office in which it is located. There must also be a legal description of the land by metes and bounds.
* The marital status of the grantor should be given for all documents of conveyance.

The Real Estate Sales Validation Form must be filed in accordance with Code of Alabama 1975, Section 40-22-1.