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Leavenworth County Register of Deeds
300 Walnut St, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Phone: (913) 684-0425

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Leavenworth County Kansas Register of Deeds

Leavenworth County Recorder Information

The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording and maintaining real property records in Leavenworth County.

Recording Fees

Deeds, mortgages, or other instruments of writing:
first page (not to exceed legal size page 8 ½" x 14") - $18.00
second page and each additional page or fraction thereof - $14.00

Release or assignment of real estate mortgage:
first page - $17.00
second page and each additional page - $4.00

Certificate, certifying any instrument of record: $10.00

Acknowledgment of signature: $9.50

Town plats, per page: $29.00

To assure that fees are current, contact the local office directly.
Document Formatting Requirements
• Documents must be signed and notarized in order to be recorded. Original signatures are required.

• White paper, size 8.5x11 inches should be used. Black ink with a minimum font size of 10 point will help to ensure legibility.

• All schedules and exhibits accompanying the document should be clearly identified and labeled.

• On the first page, include a top margin of at least 3 inches. This should be left blank for the recorder’s use.

• Below the 3-inch top margin, include a document title.

• The document should identify the grantor and grantee involved in the conveyance.

• The name and address of the individual who prepared the document should be given on the first page.

• A return name and address should be listed on the first page so that the document can be returned after recording.

• A legal description of the real property being conveyed should be included on the document, or as an exhibit. City descriptions include a lot, block, and addition or subdivision name. Boundaries indicated by a metes and bounds description should include section, township, and range. If a previously recorded instrument is referenced, the reference book and page should be included.

• The consideration paid should be stated in the deed.

A completed Kansas Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaire should be submitted with each deed presented for recording. If the document is exempt, this exemption must be clearly stated on the deed. The Validation Questionnaire, along with a list of exemptions, can be found on the Kansas Registers of Deeds website. The grantor or grantee should complete this form.
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