Copies & Searches

Searches for specific documents can be conducted by the Register of Deeds office, but there is no guarantee regarding the search provided. Searches will be conducted as time allows.

  • Copy of real estate records - $1.00 per page
  • Copy of plats of record - $3.00 per page
  • Searching the records and files, per name - 50 cents per year with a minimum fee of $5.00

Financing statement search certificate (UCC)

  • UCC Search - $6.00 per name searched
  • State or Federal Tax Lien Certificates - $3.00 per name searched
  • Copy of UCC filings - $2.00 per page
  • Copy of State or Federal Tax Lien - $1.00 per page

The information disclosed on a UCC search [Personal Property filing] would contain information regarding files in the Register's office through June 30, 2001. Effective July 1, 2001, realty related filings are recorded in the real estate index only and will not appear on searches listed above that are prepared by this office.

  • Certification of any of the above - $1.00 per record copy

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811 Port Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085
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