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Frequent Recorder Questions & Answers
 
  
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Where do I obtain a form for recording purposes?
At most office supply, title company or attorney’s office.

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How do I change the ownership of a piece of property?
We suggest you contact a title company or an attorney for proper legal advice.

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What is an affidavit of property value?
All property sales transactions require a completed affidavit or an exemption number. This form can be obtained from our office or on the Pinal County Recorders web site.

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How do I record a document and how much does it cost?
Documents may be recorded in person at one of the Pinal County Recorder’s Offices, by mail or electronically recorded through one of the Pinal County trusted E-Recording partners. If recording by mail, please include the original document and a check or money order for the correct amount, according to the recording fee schedule on the recorder’s website. To record your document electronically, contact one of our offices for a list of trusted E-Recording partners.

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How do I find existing easement(s) on my property?
If you currently own this property and the sale was processed through a title company, check in your title policy for Schedule "B". This should list all easements of record that affect your property. If Schedule "B" is not available, you will need one party's name and approximate date of recording.

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How do I record my business name?
Your questions may be answered in ARS 44-1236 or ARS 29-101 through 29-366 and/or by consulting an attorney.

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What happens to my document when it is presented for recording?

If the document meets the form requirements, is complete, and the proper fees have been paid, we will accept your document and make it a matter of permanent public record.

  • Our data entry department will key the pertinent information to create an index so that you may locate this record in the future by name.
  • Your original document will be returned to the address typed on the document.
  • If the original document is ever lost or misplaced, a certified copy may be obtained from our office.

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How do I remove a decedent's name from my deed?
Your question may be answered by contacting a title company and/or by consulting an attorney.

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Can I search for recorded documents via the Internet?

Yes, you can search for recorded documents via the Internet at www.pinalcountyaz.gov/Departments/Recorder (Document Search). The search range is from May 23, 1980 to the current end date.

  • These images are in pdf format and will contain the "unofficial copy" watermark.
  • If there is a requirement for a map without this watermark please contact the Pinal County Recorder.

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How do I get copies of recorded documents?

Copies of recorded documents can be requested:

  • In writing by mail to the Pinal County Recorder’s Office, PO Box 848, Florence, AZ  85132
  • In person at the Pinal County Recorder’s Office, 31 N. Pinal St. Bldg E, Florence, AZ  85132
  • Via the Internet located on the Recorder home page www.pinalcountyaz.gov/Departments/Recorder (Document Search). All document images on the internet will be labeled as "Unofficial Copy."

Requested document copies are $ 1.00 per page. For mail requests this includes the return postage. Certification of documents is an additional $3.00 per document.

 

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