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Daviess County, Missouri

Recorder Offices


Daviess County Recorder of Deeds

102 North Main St / PO Box 132, Gallatin, Missouri 64640

8:30 to 4:30 M-F

Phone: (660) 663-3183


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Register of Deeds

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Missouri - Daviess County Recorder Information

The office of the Recorder of Deeds is responsible for maintaining real property records in Daviess County.

Recording Fees

Real Estate: $24 for the first page, $3 for each additional page per document

Number of Pages........Cost to Record
.............1..........................$24.00
.............2..........................$27.00
.............3..........................$30.00
.............4..........................$33.00
.............5..........................$36.00
ETC.

Non-standard fee, if applicable: $25 in addition to recording fee

Copies: $1 per page

Certification: $1 per document

Document Formatting Requirements

* Documents must be submitted on 8.5 x 11 inch white paper of 20 pound weight without any visible watermarks.

* Printing must be single-sided only. Document s should not be presented as a continuous form or permanently bound.

* Attachments may not be stapled, taped, or otherwise affixed to a page.

* Printing or typing must be in at least 8 point font. Nonessential information within the margins is exempt from the font requirement. However, the 3 inch blank margin at the top of the first page should be left blank for the recorder's use.

* The top of the first page should contain a 3 inch margin. The remaining margins on the first page and on subsequent pages should be at least .75 of an inch.

* Below the 3 inch margin on the first page, the following information should appear: Title of the document, date of the document, grantor's names, grantee's names, statutory address(es), legal description, reference book and page numbers. If all of this information cannot fit on the first page, the first page should contain a page number within the document where the information appears.

* Signatures should be in dark black or blue and should have the corresponding names printed, stamped, or typed beneath them.

* Release deeds must present the original identified note to release deeds of trust.

* The grantee's, mortgagee's, or assignee's address must be supplied on the document of conveyance.

* The grantors and grantees must be designated in order to be indexed. There is no limit as to combinations or exclusions, but must contain the word 'grantor' or 'grantee.' It is the filer's or preparer's responsibility to make these designations.

* Statutory addresses must also be designated (i.e. 'Grantee's mailing address....').

* The address of the property will not be accepted as a legal description.

* Book and page references required on certain documents (release deeds, assignments) must be designated.

* If a document is presented for re-recording, in addition to all other requirements, there must be a new first page or cover sheet with the top 3 inch margin and the required first page designations.