CONTACT INFORMATION

Telephone:

660-885-7200

 

Postal address: 

100 West Franklin Clinton, MO 64735

 

E-Mail: 
General Information: henry@sos.mo.gov 
Webmaster: Kelly Marriott henry@sos.mo.gov

OFFICES

Hours for the Henry County Courthouse

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

COPYRIGHT © 2018 HENRY COUNTY, MO

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Recorder of Deeds

Ronda Ake

100 W Franklin

 

Clinton, Missouri 64735

 

Telephone:(660)-885-7209

 

E-mail: henrycountyrecorder@gmail.com

 

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30-4:30

 

Employees:

 

Allison Millam, Deputy

 

Brianna Jerman, Deputy

 

Duties of the Recorder of Deeds:

The Recorder of Deeds Office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file.  Henry County land records start in the 1830’s.

 

The Recorder of Deeds Office takes marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage.

 

The Recorder’s Office records surveys and plats of subdivisions.

 

The Recorder’s Office records Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county.  This is a free service.

 

Federal and state tax liens are filed in the Recorder’s Office.

FEE SCHEDULE FOR NON-CHARTER COUNTIES

 

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2003

FEE SCHEDULE FOR NON-CHARTER COUNTIES

 

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2003

FEE SCHEDULE FOR NON-CHARTER COUNTIES

 

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2003

RECORDER ASSOCIATION OF MISSOURI

DOCUMENT FORMATTING STANDARDS

 

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2002

REQUIREMENTS FOR STANDARD DOCUMENTS

SIZE AND INK

ATTACHMENTS

MARGINS

FIRST PAGE DESIGNATIONS

  1. Title of the document.

  2. Date of the document

  3. All grantor’s names

  4. All grantee’s names

  5. Any statutory addresses

  6. Legal Description

  7. Reference book and pages if required

DESIGNATIONS:

 

  1. Grantors and grantees must be designated in order to be indexed.  There is no limit as to Combinations or exclusions, but include the words ‘grantor‘ or ‘grantee‘.  Note:  It is the filer’s or preparer’s responsibility to make the designations.

  2. Statutory addresses must be designed , i.e. ‘Grantee’s Mailing Address’……

  3. The address of the property shall not be accepted as a legal description.

  4. Book and page references required on certain documents, i.e. release deeds, assignments, etc must be designated.

COVER PAGES:

COVER PAGES:

EXEMPT DOCUMENT FROM THE FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS:

FEES

REJECTIONS:

All documents that are rejected must be returned with a reason for rejection.  The Recorder’s Association will develop a standard rejection form that can be used or adapted by any filing officer.

APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE

 

PLEASE NOTE:   As of August 28, 2007, there is no longer a waiting period for marriage licenses. Once a marriage license is picked up, it is good for thirty (30) days.  The license can be used anywhere in the State of Missouri.

 

REQUIREMENTS IF BOTH BRIDE AND GROOM ARE OVER THE AGE OF 18

 

  1. Both bride and groom must apply in person at the Recorder’s Office.

  2. Both must bring proof of Social Security Number and date of birth. (Drivers license or Social security card and birth certificate are acceptable.)

  3. Payment of $55.00(no $100.00 bills) is due when license is picked up. Payment must be made in cash.

REQUIREMENTS IF BRIDE AND/OR GROOM ARE UNDER AGE OF 18 AND OVER THE AGE OF 16 (in effect as of August 28, 2018)

 

  1. Both bride and groom must apply in person at the Recorder’s Office.

  2. Custodial parent of minor must be present at the same time to sign consent.

  3. Bride and groom must have birth certificate to show date of birth and name of parents.

  4. Custodial parent must have picture identification.

  5. Missouri will not issue marriage licenses if one party is under 18 and the other is 21 or older.