Documents Filed, Fees, and Requirements

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We file the following documents:

  • Deeds
  • Deeds Of Trust
  • Mortgages
  • Release Deeds
  • Powers Of Attorney
  • Plats
  • Survey Plats
  • Notary Bonds
  • Foreign Judgments (within the state)
  • Lis Pendens
  • Materialmen’s Liens
  • UCCs (must have legal description)
  • Any Recordable Instrument

Recording Fees

Fees for recording the documents listed above are $15 for the first page (one side only) and $5 for each additional page.

Fees for Recording Mortgage Instruments such as Mortgage Assignments or Mortgage Releases when multiple instruments are listed in a single document are:

  • $15 per instrument listed
  • Total not to exceed $300
    (Act 615 of 2007)

Fees for filing a Mortgagee’s or Trustee’s Notice of Default and intention to sell pursuant to (18-50-104) (Act 663) are:

  • $140; and
  • $15 for the first page (one side only) and $5 for each additional page

Document Requirements

  • 8 ½” X 11” paper
  • 2 ½” margin at top of first page
  • ½” margins on side and bottom of all pages
  • 2 ½” margin at bottom of last page
  • Must have a title
  • Must have name of grantor and grantee
  • Acknowledged and Notarized (16-47-107)
  • Address for tax statement
  • Name of person who prepared statement
  • Revenue Stamps on Warranty Deeds
  • Self addressed, stamped envelope for return, 14-15-402 (b) (1)
    Additional fee of $25 if requirements for 14-15-402 (b) (1) are waived for good cause

Plat and Surveys Requirements

  • Plats
    • Must provide two originals with original signatures
    • Must not be printed on MYLAR
    • Must be no larger than 18” X 24”
  • Surveys
    • Must have owner name on survey
    • Must be no larger than 18” X 24”

General and Miscellaneous Fees

Document Fee
Certified Copy $5.00
Certified Copy of entire file $5.00 + $0.05 per page
Certificate of Notary $5.00
Certificate of Authentication $5.00
Certificate of Assessment (or any other instrument not specified) $8.00
Bond in contest $12.00
Writs (of any kind) $20.00
UCC Releases (to be filed with county and Secretary of State) $6.00
Subpoena for out-of-state case $2.50
Issue of Summons $2.50
Circuit Suits $165.00
Domestic Relations $165.00
Re-opening Domestic Relations $50.00
Non-judicial Foreclosures $140.00
Criminal Appeals $150.00
Civil Appeals $165.00
Transfer (of suit) from another Arkansas county $50.00
Foreign Judgements $165.00

General and Miscellaneous Requirements

  • First page must have the correct title, WD, MTG, REL, etc. in bold print.
  • Grantor and Grantee must be identified as such in bold print.
  • Legal Description needs to be on first or second page.
  • Book and Page Instrument Number acts as the reference number for your document.

General Guidelines

  • Please understand we file what you provide.
  • Please assist us to make sure your filings are accurate.
  • Please make your documents clear and legible.
  • Please understand we do not interpret documents.
  • Please convey the instruments the way you want your property conveyed.
  • Please understand we ask for this information to make sure a document is indexed correctly.

We do not and cannot provide legal advice or legal counsel on any matters handled in the Circuit Clerks Office.