Open Records

All records in the Office of the Register of Deeds are open records except for the Kansas Real Estate Validation Questionnaire. The questionnaire is open to those protesting their taxes and to Kansas Certified General Real Property Appraisers.

K.S.A. 45-230 Provides
"No person shall knowingly sell, give or receive, for the purpose of selling or offering for sale, any property or service to persons listed therein, any lists of names and addresses contained therein, or derived from public records."


Types of Documents Files

  • Patents 
  • Power of Attorney
  • Military Discharges
  • Deeds 
  • Plats
  • Mortgages 
  • Surveys
  • Leases 
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCCs)
  • Assignments 
  • County School Records
  • Releases 
  • Tax Liens (State and Federal)
  • Affidavits 
  • Cemetery Plats
  • Articles of Incorporation 
  • Ordinances (City)
  • Certificates of Death 
  • Resolutions (County and City)