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    Effective OCTOBER 1, 2016 in the State of Michigan:

    Regardless of the number of pages, all documents will cost $30.00 to record, this cost is inclusive of Michigan Remonumentation and Register of Deeds Automation fees. For a document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument $3.00 for each instrument assigned or discharged (in addition to the $30.00 flat fee). To certify a recorded document $5.00; copies remain at $1.00 per page. Transfer Tax fees and the $5.00 Treasurer’s Tax Certification fee is still due for those documents that require it.

    Fingerprinting for CPL's can only be taken at the Fillmore Complex Sheriffs Office at this time.

    On the 1st Friday of the month (in addition to the dates listed below): Circuit Court Records will be closed 8:00am-9:00am. Circuit Court Family Division will be closed 8:00am-9:30am.


    Grand Haven Circuit Court Records & Family Division
    • No closings at this time.
    Holland Vital Records
    • Sept. 13, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
    • Sept. 21, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    • October 6, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
    • Nov. 2, 2017 8:00am - 1:00pm
    • Nov. 1, 2017 8:00am - 10:30am
    Grand Haven Register of Deeds/Vital Records
    • Sept. 13, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
    • October 6, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
    • Nov. 1, 2017 8:00am - 10:30am
    Fillmore Register of Deeds/Vital Records
    • Sept. 13, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
    • October 6, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
    • Nov. 1, 2017 8:00am - 10:00am

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The Register of Deeds office is the keeper of the Public Record for land documents. The recording of your document, by this office, does not make your document legal. It makes your document public. Please be aware that pursuant to MCL 600.916(1), clerks are barred by law from giving legal advice or preparing legal documents.

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