Recording of Official Public Records (OPR)

The Clerk’s office preserves all documents pertaining to real and personal property records, including deeds, tax liens and UCCs.  Also, we issue and preserve Vital Statistics  including birth, death and marriage records.  Our office also registers and records Brands and Assumed Names/DBAs.   

EXEMPTION FROM FEES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL BEING DEPLOYED. A member of the National Guard on federal active duty, or a member of the armed forces of the United States on active duty, who is preparing to be deployed to serve in a hostile fire zone as designated by the United States secretary of defense is exempt from paying the following state or local governmental fees the member incurs because of the deployment to arrange the member's personal affairs.  Fees for obtaining copies of:

  • a birth certificate;
  • a recorded marriage license;
  • a divorce decree;
  • a child support order;
  • guardianship documents;
  • property tax records;
  • fees for issuing a marriage license or duplicate marriage license;
  • and fees for transferring title to real or personal property.

We would appreciate a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) so we may return your original recording to you.
 Real and Personal Property Records Fees
 First Page  $25.00
 Each additional page or part of a page  $4.00
 Each name indexed in excess of five names  $0.25
 Each rider or attachment larger than 8.5" x 14"  $4.00
 Each rider or attachment exceeding one page  $4.00
 Federal Tax Lien / Release of Lien  $31.00
 State Tax Lien / Release of Lien  $16.00

If complete address of grantee(s) is not shown in the instrument, please add $25. (Property Code 11.003)

 Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Fees   

UCC Filing Instructions

 UCC – 1 Form Fee  $25.00
 Additional pages  $4.00
Brands & other Recording Fees
Brands, $26.00
Each additional location registered at same time, $5.00
 Miscellaneous Fees
 Certified Papers  $5.00
 Each page or part of a page  $1.00
 Fax (incoming and outgoing)- first page  $3.00
 Each additional page  $1.00
 Records Search (per name)  $5.00
 Notice of Foreclosure/Trustee's Sale (posting)  $2.00
 Returned Check Fee  $30.00

 

If you have any questions call 806-495-4430 or email james.plummer@co.garza.tx