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Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Recorder Offices

Terrebonne Parish Clerk of Court

Old Courthouse - 7856 Main St / PO Box 1569, Houma, Louisiana 70360 / 70361-1569

8:30 to 4:30 M-F

Phone: (985) 868-5143

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Louisiana - Terrebonne Parish Recorder Information

The Recording Department of the Clerk of Court is responsible for recording and maintaining real property records in Terrebonne Parish.

Recording Fees

Documents to be recorded in 1 index type (fees are assessed separately for each recording book):
1 to 5 pages $105
6 to 25 pages $205
26 to 50 pages $305
51 or more pages $305 for the first 50 pages +$5 per additional page
This includes up to 10 names indexed, a certified copy, and the LCRAA Portal Fee.
Index Fee after the 10th name $5 per name
Paper size larger than 8.5" x 14" $20 per page

Judgments w/o SS # or Tax ID $25 per debtor

Cancellation/Partial Release (single cancellation) $55
Cancellation/Partial Release (multiple cancellations) Based on per page fee above

Affidavit of Identity
Judgment or lien prior to 07/01/12 $23 + ($6 for each additional page + $3 for each additional name)
Judgment or lien after 07/01/12 $0

Maps/Plats oversize:
1 page + oversize charge $125
This includes up to 10 names indexed. $5 per name after the 10th name

Notice of Repossession $75

Mortgage Certificate/Lien Certificate (10 year search)
1 name and 1 tract or project $20
Each additional name $10
Each additional tract $20

Copies $1.00 per page
Certificates under Acts of Congress $5.00
Certified copies $5.00 plus $1.00 per page
Faxed copy (incoming and outgoing) $5.00 fax fee plus $1.00 per page
Record Search $20.00 per name

NOTE: If the instrument must be recorded in both conveyance and mortgage record, then the recording fee will be twice the amount less $5.00 LCRAA fee)

Non-standard documents: $10.00 in addition to recording fees for documents that are not in compliance with the recording standards (La.R.S. 13:844(D)).

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

Document Formatting Requirements

* Documents should be submitted on 8.5 x 11 inch white paper or 8.5 x 14 inch white paper. The font should be black and no smaller than 8 point.

* Original copies only are accepted. These are not returned to the submitter.

* In order to avoid the non-compliance fee, use a margin of two inches at the top of the first page and one inch at the bottom and sides, and identify the document by title right below the top margin (La.R.S.13:844(D)).

* Any party to an act conveying real property located in Louisiana outside the city limits of New Orleans may obtain a certificate showing whether the state, parish, municipal, and levee district taxes due thereon, except for the year in which the conveyance takes place, have been paid.

* The seller of residential real property shall complete a property disclosure document in a form prescribed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission or a form that contains at least the minimum required by that commission.

* Documents must include a legal property description and must state the total consideration paid for the property.

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. Real Estate Deeds

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