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Effective 1/1/14 most Real Property recording fees are $26 for the 1st page and $4 for each additional page-no personal checks.  Any stamps or marks on the back of a page count as an extra page.  Documents must have original signatures and notary seals or be a certified copy. Real Property Documents are recorded at the Historic Courthouse Downtown Cleburne (817-202-4000 x 1625) or may be E-recorded through Simplifile.

Hand-carried Recording accepted in the Deed Room B15 located in the South hallway at basement level. 

Overnight Delivery Recording Address:
Johnson County Clerk-Recording
2 N. Main St. Room 131
Cleburne TX 76033

Regular Mail Recording Address:
Johnson County Clerk-Recording
PO Box 1986
Cleburne TX  76033

REAL PROPERTY FEE SCHEDULE
Effective: January 1, 2014

See "Related Forms" below for complete PDF.

MOST DOCUMENTS CAN BE CALCULATED AS $26.00 FOR THE FIRST PAGE AND $4.00 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE.  (Exceptions listed below.)

EXCEPTIONS TO STANDARD PRICING TOTAL

Federal Tax Lien

$31.00

Release of Federal Tax Lien

$31.00

State Tax Lien or Release filed by State Agency

$16.00

State Tax Lien or Release filed by Public

$26.00

Notice of Trustee Sale posted by Customer

$13.00

Notice of Trustee Sale posted by Clerks Office

$15.00

UCC Standard - One to Two Pages

$36.00

UCC Non Standard - Three or More Pages

$51.00

Assumed Name - one owner

$26.00

Assumed Name (each additional owner listed)

$.50

Additional Names to be Indexed (in excess of five grantors or five grantees)price for each

$.25

Non-Certified Copies (per page)

$1.00

Certified Stamp (plus copy fee)

$5.00

Fax fee (plus copy fee)

$3.00

If requesting copies by mail, please enclose a cashier's check, money order or business check payable to Johnson County Clerk.  No personal checks accepted.  Address your request to:

Johnson County Clerk-Recording
PO Box 1986
Cleburne TX 76033

Please include the following information if you are requesting copies of Deed Records: 

  1. Type of document
  2. Full name of Grantor
  3. Full name of Grantee
  4. Approximate recording date
  5. Legal description of property
  6. Volume and page or Instrument Number (if known)

Notes:

  • All fees are due and payable at time of service.
  • Personal checks are not accepted.
  • Business checks are accepted with company information on check.
  • Credit Cards are accepted with a small fee.

Related Forms:


Deed/Land Records

Deed Record Room located at Historic Courthouse in Cleburne (817-202-4000 x 1625). Public access computers available for research/copies at Cleburne and Burleson Sub-Courthouse.  Most Real Property Recording accepted at Cleburne only.  DBA/Assumed Name filings accepted at Burleson or Cleburne locations.

Copies - $1/page, $5.00 for Certification plus $1.00 per page, $3.00 fax fee (in addition to copy fee).  Fax limit 50 pages.

If requesting copies by mail, please enclose a cashier's check, money order or business check (no personal checks) payable to Johnson County Clerk.

Regular Mail Address:
Johnson County Clerk
PO Box 1986
Cleburne TX 76033

Overnight Mail Address:
Johnson County Clerk
2 N Main St Room 131
Cleburne TX  76033

Please include the following information if you are requesting copies of Deed Records: 

  1. Type of document
  2. Full name of Grantor
  3. Full name of Grantee
  4. Approximate recording date
  5. Legal description of property
  6. Volume and page or Instrument Number (if known)

Related Forms:


Plat Records

Effective 1/1/14 - Filing Fees 11"x17" or 18"x24" - $46.00; 24"x36" - $71.00; each additional page $25.00.  Plat copies $1-$5 (depending on size); Certified Stamp $5.00.

Requirements for recording - Original tax certificate from each taxing unit with jurisdiction of the real property indicating that no delinquent ad valorem taxes are owed on the real property.  If the plat, replat, or amended plat is filed after September 1 of a year, it must also have attached to it a tax receipt issued by the collector for each taxing unit with jurisdiction of the property indicating that the taxes imposed by the taxing unit for the current year have been paid.

Tax certificate info must match property description on plat and signatures must be notarized.

Mylar or similar media required for preservation purposes.  Plat image must be legible for reproduction.

Plats are recorded at the Historic Courthouse 2 N Main St. Rm. B15 (South hallway at basement level) Cleburne TX 76033 (817-202-4000 x 1625). 

Notes:

  • All fees are due and payable at time of service.
  • Personal checks are not accepted.
  • Business checks are accepted with company information on check.
  • Credit cards are accepted with a small fee.

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