Document Acceptance Policy and Recording Requirements
Must be signed, dated and notarized with complete legal and accompanied with a sales validation questionnaire (unless an exception applies).
If an exception applies, the exception must be typed on deed: "Pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1437(a) a real estate validation questionnaire is not required due to exception No._________."
If a sales validation questionnaire is not required due to an exception. Please provide the name and address of the person or entity responsible for taxes on the property.
Mortgage Assignments / Releases
Document should refer to the original mortgage, stating names, legals, Book & Page and Date Recorded. Assignments should also have complete address of assignee.
Oil and Gas Lease Assignments / Releases
Document should refer to original lease, stating names, legals, Book and Page and Date Recorded.
According to K.S.A. 42-258 a $1.00 fee will be assessed for failure of notary to type or print their name under signature, unless using an inked stamp with name and imprint of seal which is very legible.
Please remember Register of Deeds are recorders not researchers. When requesting copies of documents from this office we are not responsible for missed documents.