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Guidelines for Counting the Number of Names for Recording Fees

All variations of names are indexed and counted from the body of the document and the signature page.

Each person and business name is counted separately as an individual name.

Example: 

Andrew Citizen, Mindy R. Citizen, Andrew Citizen Trustee, Mindy R. Citizen Trustee (grantors)
Title First Lending (grantee)

Indexed as:

Citizen Andrew
Citizen Mindy R
Citizen Andrew Tr
Citizen Mindy R Tr
Title First Lending

Total Name Count = 5

Each person and business name which is referenced by (aka, nka, fka, dba, successors,
trustees, merger, etc) counts as an additional name.

Example: 

Andrew Citizen also known as Andy Citizen (grantors)
Title First Lending fka Title First Inc (grantee)

Indexed as:

Citizen Andrew
Citizen Andy
Title First Lending
Title First Inc

Total Name Count = 4