Ginger Bradford

RIPLEY COUNTY RECORDER

Ginger Bradford

Email: recorder@ripleycounty.com

 

Hours: 8:00-4:00 Monday - Friday

Phone: 812-689-5808   Fax: 812-689-0048

 

Located in the Ripley County Annex Building

102 West First North Street, PO Box 404, Versailles, IN  47042

CLICK HERE TO VIEW RECORDER DUTIES

RIPLEY COUNTY RECORDER'S FEE SCHEDULE

EFFECTIVE 7/1/2006

INDIANA CODE: 36-2-11-15

ALL DOCUMENTS UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW NEED TO HAVE THE FOLLOWING AFFIRMATION STATEMENT:

"I affirm, under penalties for perjury, that I have taken reasonable care to redact each social security number in the document, unless required by law. (NAME)".


The office of the Recorder was the first Constitutional Office in County Government in Indiana

Your County Recorder:

  • Records any instrument submitted for recording, providing it meets essential requirements. (See below).
  • Records Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate Contracts, Annexations, Trustee Elections, Affidavits, Final Decrees, Surveys, Federal Tax Liens, Mechanics Liens, Military Discharges, Articles of Incorporation, Cemetery Deeds, Bonds, Plats, Condominiums, Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names, Delinquent Sewer Liens, and Miscellaneous Instruments.
  • Files Uniform Commercial Code instruments.
  • Supplies copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded upon request. (Fee charged).

Essential Recording Requirements

Acknowledgements: To entitle any conveyance, mortgage, or instrument of writing to be recorded.

Legibility or Names: Typed or printed under each signature exactly as signed.

Name of Person Preparing Instrument: Each document effecting real estate.

Notarized Documents: Requires county residence of notary, seal and commission expiration.

Transfer of Deeds for Taxation: Endorsement of Auditor before recording, and Filing of Disclosure Form.

Release of Satisfaction of Liens: May be executed by President, Vice-President, Cashier, Secretary, Treasurer, General Manager, or Attorney-in-Fact only.

Per I.C 36-2-7-10 (b) (11), the county legislative body may enact an ordinance to establish a supplemental fee of not more than $3.00 to record a single document.
Effective September 1, 1997, the fee has been added to this county's fee schedule.

Courtesy of the 
Indiana Recorders Association

 

RECORDING FEES:  EFFECTIVE 3/29/2006

(1) DEEDS   
Not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $16.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $2.00
(2) AFFIDAVITS/OTHER DOCUMENTS  
Not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $11.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $2.00
(3) MORTGAGES As of 1/1/05
Not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $14.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $2.00
(4) EACH RELEASE/PARTIAL RELEASE/ASSIGNMENT  
Not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" (Fee includes one cross reference) $12.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $2.00
(5) Any Document exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $20.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $5.00
(6) SURVEYS & SUBDIVISION
Plats $20.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8-1/2"x14" $5.00
(7) MECHANICS LIEN   
with one first-class mailing $13.00
Each additional page and/or mailing $2.00

ADDITIONAL SERVICES:

(8) EACH CROSS REFERENCE   
of a recorded document $1.00
(9) FURNISHING PHOTOGRAPHIC COPIES  
Per page $1.00
Copies larger than 8-1/2"x14" $2.00
(10) CERTIFYING or acknowledging a document $5.00
(11) EACH NON-CONFORMING PAGE $1.00
Documents must be no larger than 8-1/2"x14", be in 10-pt. type on white paper of at least 20lb. weight (no permanently bound or continuous forms), and have margins of at least 2" on top and bottom of first and last pages with 1/2" margins on interior pages.  

 UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE:

Financing Statement, 2 pages or less $9.00
Financing Statement, 3 pages or more $13.00
Amendment, 2 pages or less $9.00
Amendment, 3 pages or more $13.00
Search, one name $10.00
Search, each additional name $5.00

Please note: Beginning 7/1/01, all financing statements involving personal property are to be filed at the Indiana Secretary of State's Office. Failure to file in proper office may affect the perfection of the filing.

Auditor's Fees

Transfer Fee  $5.00
Disclosure Form Fee
     Non-Exempt  $10.00
     Exempt  $0.00

Please send separate checks for Auditor's Fees.  Documents sent with only one check including both Recorder's Fees and Auditor's Fees will be rejected for recording.

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