Recorders Office

The Mower County Recorder/Registrar of Titles is the custodian of all legal records accepted and recorded/filed in Mower County pertaining to the following areas:

  • All Real Estate Document Processing, including but not limited to the following:
    • Deed and Mortgage Registry Tax Collection
    • Real Estate Transfers
  • Passports
  • Federal Judgments
  • Federal and State Tax Liens
  • Military Discharges

Responsibilities

The County Recorder/Registrar of Titles is responsible for the evaluation, recording, and archival preservation of over 200 types of legal documents which protect the rights and interest of individuals and institutions. The County Recorder’s Office also provides access to all public recorded/filed documents archived in our office.

The Mower County Recorder/Registrar of Titles and Staff are committed to evaluate and process documents, record/file, and generate archival records in compliance with statutory laws and do so with the highest possible degree of accuracy and quality for the citizens and land owners of Mower County.

Mission

To record, protect, and preserve documents in a methodical manner for posterity and legal purposes.


By MN State Statutes 481.02 - UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW. Subdivision 1. Prohibitions. It shall be unlawful for any person or association of persons, except members of the bar of Minnesota admitted and licensed to practice as attorneys at law, to appear as attorney or counselor at law in any action or proceeding in any court in this state to maintain, conduct, or defend the same, except personally as a party thereto in other than a representative capacity, or, by word, sign, letter, or advertisement, to hold out as competent or qualified to give legal advice or counsel, or to prepare legal documents, or as being engaged in advising or counseling in law or acting as attorney or counselor at law, or in furnishing to others the services of a lawyer or lawyers, or, for a fee or any consideration, to give legal advice or counsel, perform for or furnish to another legal services, or, for or without a fee or any consideration, to prepare, directly or through another, for another person, firm, or corporation, any will or testamentary disposition or instrument of trust serving purposes similar to those of a will, or, for a fee or any consideration, to prepare for another person, firm, or corporation, any other legal document, except as provided in subdivision 3.