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Morton County Register of Deeds
1025 Morton St., Elkhart, Kansas 67938
9:00am to 5:00pm M-F
Phone: (620) 697-2561
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Morton County Kansas Register of Deeds

Morton County Recorder Information

The recorder in Morton County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.

Recording Fees

For recording deeds, mortgages, or other instruments of writing-for first page (not to exceed legal size page 8 ½" x 14"): $8.00
For second page and each additional page or fraction thereof: $4.00
Recording town plats, for each page: $20.00
Recording release or assignment of real estate mortgage- for first page: $7.00
Each additional book and page listed: $5.00
For second page and each additional page: $2.00
Certificate, certifying any instrument of record: $1.00

Recording fees are subject to change, so verify the information with the local register of deeds.
Document Formatting Requirements
• Paper should be 8.5x11 inches in size, white, and at least 20 pound weight.

• Printing or typing should be legible, in black ink, and at least 12 point font.

• The document should provide sufficient space for the necessary recording information and certification. A 3 inch margin at the top of the first page and a 1 inch margin at the bottom of the first page should be enough space to accommodate the recorder’s requirements.

• The names of any signors or notaries public should be printed or typed beneath the signatures. If this requirement is not met, the Register of Deeds will charge an additional $1 per document.

• The person submitting the document for recordation shall furnish to the Register of Deeds the last known address of the grantee.

• Documents need to be signed by the grantor and need to also include an acknowledgment.

• Deeds and mortgages need to include the total consideration of the real property.

• A legal description of the property needs to be provided.

• In some counties, a Sales Validation questionnaire is required.
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