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Records Research & Copy Fees

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Records, Research & Copies - (561) 355-2932

The Clerk & Comptroller provides non-interest bearing escrow accounts for payment of services such as Recording fees. Read more about escrow accounts.

Service Fee
Authenticated / exemplified certificates
(Includes Judge and Deputy Clerk’s signatures)
Search per year – per name - per legal description $2.00
Clerk’s Affidavits – name, legal or plat – per affidavit
(May be subject to additional search fees)
Certifying copies – per instrument $2.00
Copies of records up to and including 8½” x 14” – per page $1.00
Copies of records larger than 8½” x 14” – per page $5.00
Copies of subdivision / road plats – per page (24” x 36”) $5.00
Plat copies are available in 8½” x 14” $1.00
CD-ROM – document images – per Official Record Book $20.00
CD-ROM – Official Records Index – per year $40.00
Making microfilm copies, 16mm, 100 ft roll $42.00
Making microfilm copies, 35mm, 100 ft roll $60.00

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