The Douglas County Recorder provides protection and public notice by recording, indexing, maintaining and displaying records of legal documents that affect real estate or personal property and issues land title certificates. Property in Douglas County is classified as two types of title, Abstract or Torrens.
Access to indexes, documents and certificates of title is available by paid subscription.
Douglas County does not offer legal advice or help on preparing documents. Questions should be directed to a Real Estate Attorney or a Title and Abstract Company.
A document should be in recordable form and meet document standards before being presented to Douglas County.
What is eRecording?
Electronic recording (eRecording) is defined as a process of submitting, receiving, reviewing, recording, and returning documents via the internet rather than sending documents to the Recorder’s office by courier service or express mail.
Benefits for Document Customers
Scan and submit documents via the internet using a secure process, reduced mail and courier costs, improved and secure electronic fee processing, document rejections are returned quicker, enhanced document tracking and turnaround time, document is available instantly once recorded, the original documents do not leave your custody, and it’s a “green” technology.
Benefits for the Recorder
Reduces document processing time, decreases document turnaround time, eliminates return mail handling fees, increased document security, enhanced document tracking, secure payment processing.
Legal Basis for an Electronic Transaction
The legal basis for eRecording is authorized Federal (eSIGN), the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), and the Uniform Real Property Electronic Transaction Act (URPERA).
How to get Started
Please check this website periodically for an updated list of document types accepted through eRecording as capabilities expand.
Subscribe with an authorized document submitter that is authorized to eRecord with the Douglas County Recorder’s Office. These companies have developed their own document submission software and are authorized by contract with Douglas County. There are fees associated with these services that can be discussed with each company directly.
Corporation Service Company
eRecording Partners Network
888-325-3365 Ext 11240
Indecomm Global Services