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Filing Fees and Margin Requirements

Filing Fees
  • $10.00 for the first page and $6.00 for each additional page.
  • UCC filings are $10.00 for the first page and .50 cents for each additional page.
  • Termination of UCC’s – NO FEE
  • Survey’s and Plat’s – (measuring from the outside bold line to the outside bold line vertically and horizontally) Length x Width divided by 93.5, will give the number of pages that the fees will be calculated on. 
Margin Requirements
  • LB 254 (August 27, 2011) states that there shall be an 8 ½” x 3” margin at the top of page 1 for our recording information to be placed. NO ATTACHMENT or affirmation shall be used in any way to cover any information or printed material on the instrument.
  • Nothing may be taped or attached to an instrument.
  • EVERY Instrument presented for recording shall have on the FIRST page BELOW the 3” margin a Return to Name and Address AND the Title of the Document.
  • 1” margin on both vertical sides and a 1” margin on the bottom. This applies throughout the document.
  • Documents are to be on 8 ½” x 11”, and no larger than   8 ½” x 14” and shall be printed, typewritten or computer generated in black ink.
  • White paper, or not less than 20lb weight.
  • Each Signature on an instrument shall be in black or blue ink. The names of each party shall be typed, printed, or stamped beneath the original signature.
  • Stamps shall not cover or interfere with any part of the instrument.
  • FONT SIZE must be at least 8 POINTS – anything less than 8 points – the document may be rejected.
 Exception to the Margin Requirements
  • Instruments signed before the effective date of the LB 254 bill (August 27, 2011)
  • Instruments executed outside of the U.S.
  • Certified copies from governmental agencies (Death Certificates).
  • Instruments signed by an incapacitated or deceased person at the time of recording.
  • Instruments formatted to meet court requirements.
  • State and Federal Tax Liens.
  • UCC Instruments.
  • Plats, Surveys, etc.
If a document does not meet the Statutory Margin Requirements per LB 254. We have a cover page that can be used. However IF that cover page is used, an additional fee of $6.00 will be added to the recording fees.
(Add PDF File – for cover page)