Louisiana Recorders Information

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Recorder information for Louisiana. Real property records are maintained by the recorder in the Parish where the property is located. Real estate deeds that transfer property in Louisiana can be recorded to provide constructive notice of the transfer. In most cases deed documents are recorded in the Parish where the property is situated.

The transfer of real property in Louisiana follows the general requirement of an authentic act. An authentic act is a writing executed before a notary public or other officer authorized to perform that function, in the presence of two witnesses, and signed by each party who executed it, by each witness, and by each notary public before whom it was executed.