How can I get a copy of a deed?
  • Self-search online at regofdeeds.berriencounty.org. Copies will be $1/page + a $5 credit card fee.
  • At the ROD office located at 701 Main St., St. Joseph, MI. Copies will be $1/page.
  • ROD staff can search and forward a copy. Copies are $1/page + a $5 credit card fee + a $5 distribution fee + a $5 search & retrieval fee.
  • Plan to arrive at the office prior to 4:30 p.m. to ensure ample time to complete your business.

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1. Where is the Register of Deeds Office located?
2. What are the Register of Deeds Office hours?
3. Do you furnish abstracts / titles for property?
4. How can I get a copy of a deed?
5. How do I change a name, remove a name or add a name to my deed?
6. What are the requirements to record a document?
7. Will you record an emailed or faxed copy of my document?
8. Where should I send the document to be recorded?
9. Do you require a SASE (self addressed stamped envelope)?
10. To whom should a check or money order be made payable to for recording fees?
11. Can you send a bill to me for recording fees?
12. What is the cost to record a document?
13. Are there additional fees when recording a document?
14. May I include a payment for taxes or other county department receipts with my payment to the Register of Deeds office?
15. Who can notarize my document?
16. Can I record a copy of a court document?
17. Can I record a copy of a death certificate?
18. How do I search the website for a copy of my deed?
19. Can I get a blank deed form / template from your office?
20. Do you have a survey of my property?
21. Can you tell me when my house was built?
22. Who can get a copy of my deed?
23. I've paid off my mortgage. How do I get a copy of the new deed?
24. My spouse passed away and our property is in both our names. What do I do? Will I receive a new deed with just my name on it?