RECORDER OF DEEDS
A year later (September 1993), I took a new position as a Deputy Clerk in the court system where
I spent the next 25 years ending as a Senior Court Clerk. In the fall of 2018, I was elected to the
office of Circuit Clerk and Ex-Officio Recorder of Deeds.
E-MAIL - firstname.lastname@example.org
Carrollton MO 64633
Jen Rucker - Deputy Recorder
Duties of the Recorder
•Recording of documents pertaining to real estate
•Federal and state liens
•Issuing of marriage license
Other documents may be recorded if in compliance with state statutes.
- Records in the office date back to 1833
- Important information to note about your office:
- Search Terminals available for public use for 1982 – present
- Prior years available by Grantee/Grantor Index
Blood tests are not required and there is no waiting period before the license can be issued.
Both parties must:
•Visit our office to apply for a license (may visit separately)
•Be 18 years of age or over (without parental consent)
•Have a ceremony performed within 30 days from the date of issuance in the State of Missouri
If either party is under 18 their custodial parent must appear with the party to give consent to the application.
Return of license
It is the responsibility of the person performing the ceremony to return the completed license to the Recorder of Deeds office within 15 days of the ceremony.
Military discharges are recorded at no cost. The original DD-214 must be presented.
Carroll County Recorder's Office -Document Formatting Standards - LINK
RECORDER FEES - LINK