Pursuant to Chapter 28 of the Florida Statutes, the Clerk of the Circuit Court is the official recorder of all instruments that may, by law, be recorded in the county. The Clerk shall record specific kinds of instruments presented for recording, upon payment of the service charges prescribed by law. These documents are presented for recording by the public as well as the court system and include, but are not limited to: deeds, mortgages, liens, certain affidavits, subdivision plats, judgments, declarations of domicile, satisfactions and releases, powers of attorney and financing statements. Fees, Mortgage Taxes and Real Estate Transfer Taxes are computed and collected prior to recordation.

Please note:

  • The Clerk’s office cannot provide assistance or legal advice when preparing documents.
  • All documents presented for recording must be completely filled out.
  • Notary services are available for an additional fee of $4.00 per seal.
  • Documents received after 4:00 p.m. will be recorded the next day.

Official Records Forms – Disclaimer: The Clerk cannot advise whether a form is appropriate for your circumstance. To ensure that you are using the appropriate form and that it is completed correctly, you should seek legal counsel before using the form.

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