Acknowledgment must include the following: county, state, date, persons/corporate officers appearing, notary signature, notary seal and notary expiration date.
Notary stamp must be clear and legible. Notary’s stamp, seal and signature must be independent of each other.
All deeds, mortgages and mortgage assignments must have a signed certificate of address of either the grantee, mortgagee or assignee.
Re-recorded documents must have new acknowledgments and an explanation as to why they are being re-recorded.
Statements of Value, if required, must be filed in duplicate and fully completed, signed and dated as per the State Department of Revenue.
Separate checks are required for each recorded document and for each realty transfer tax.
Blanket documents are not accepted for recording.
Stamped, self-addressed envelopes are required for return of all documents. The office will not mail recorded documents unless an envelope has been provided at the time of recording.
All checks shall be payable to “Union County Recorder of Deeds”.
All checks submitted for payment must be in the correct amount. No refunds will be given.
Only legible documents capable of being clearly scanned will be acceptable for recording. If a document mailed to us is unacceptable for recording for any reason, it will be returned to the sender with a letter of explanation and a $3.00 fee charged.