Welcome to the official Barton County Recorder of Deeds website. We are honored to serve the people of Barton County. My Deputy Recorder is Rhonda Overstreet.
This site is created to make information more available to the public. Please feel free to print any part of it that you need. Please direct any questions to the email.
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What to bring with you to obtain a marriage license
Marriage License is valid for 30 days from date issued, to be used only in the state of Missouri.
If Marriage License is not used, the license needs to be returned to the Recorders Office Immediately.
After getting married, the Marriage License that has been signed and sealed by our office, must be filled out and returned within 15 days after the ceremony.
After Marriage License is returned, you will need to request a certified copy of the recorded license. There is a $9.00 fee for the Certified Copy.
All marriages between parents and children, including grandparents and grandchildren of every degree, between brother and sister of the half as well as the whole blood, between uncles and nieces, aunts and nephews, first cousins, and between persons who lack the capacity to enter into a marriage contract, are presumptively void; and it shall be unlawful for any city, county, or state official having authority to issue marriage licenses to issue such marriage licenses to the persons hitherto designated.
Protect your most valuable investment. Barton County Recorder of Deeds has teamed up with iCounty for Deed Watch notification services by email regarding property and mortgage fraud.
A Survey is defined as the survey of an individual property, not the creation of a new addition or subdivision to the county or town.
A Plat is defined as the survey of a subdivision or addition to a town or county, either the creation of a new subdivision or addition or an amendment of the recorded one,
Standardization Document Formatting Requirements for Recording Real Estate Deeds. Download the form below for additional information.
The recorder of deeds' role is to receive, process, file, and preserve all public land records. They can provide records to people who are interested in a property, and they also are responsible for recording new records about the property -- especially at the time a deed transfers from one party to another.
Land contracts, Mortgages, Chains of title, Plats and surveys, Rights of way, property deeds, Military service discharges, County officials' oaths of office, and Marriage licenses.
These are public records, so generally, individuals can obtain them by requesting them by mail or in person. Some minimal fees may apply.
The recorders office does not provide title searches.
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