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Frequently Asked Questions

The information below provides answers to questions commonly recieved by the Noble County Recorder's Office:

My credit report shows an Indiana Department of Revenue tax lien on my record. It says this report is on file in the Recorder's Office? How can I get a copy?

Where is the Noble County Recorder's Office located?

How are the fees charged by the Recorder's Office determined and set? How are recording requirements determined?

I received a solicitation by mail offering to sell me a copy of the deed to my home. Is this the only way I can obtain this record?

I need to file a document with the Recorder's Office. Do you provide templates or blank forms that I can fill out to prepare a lien, release, deed or other document?

Why won't the Recorder's Office perform lien searches?

If I have a question about whether or not I have prepared a document correctly, will you evaluate it for me before I submit it for recording?

I need a copy of my birth certificate. Are birth certificates available in the Noble County Recorder's office or elsewhere?

Do you have an online searchable database for recorded deeds and other information?

How can I get a copy of the Noble County Recorder's fee schedule?

What types of payment does the Recorder's Office accept?

I wish to dissolve an assumed business name I previously filed with the Recorder's Office. How do I go about doing that?

How do I know if I must include the Social Security affirmation statement on my document?

If I wish to file a tort claim against city or county government, do I bring it to the Recorder's Office?

How do I add or delete a name to the deed to my property?

Does the Recorder's Office have information regarding neighborhood association bylaws and restrictive covenants?

What is the role of the Recorder's Office in starting a business?

Q.) My credit report shows an Indiana Department of Revenue tax lien on my record. It says this report is on file in the Recorder's Office? How can I get a copy?

A.) Credit bureaus frequently and incorrectly report that state tax liens are filed in the Noble County Recorder's Office. These records are not held by this office. The best source of information regarding your state tax liens is the Indiana Department of Revenue at 317-232-2240. The department of revenue can also be contacted online at www.in.gov/dor.Back to the top

Q.) Where is the Noble County Recorder's Office located?

A.) The Noble County Recorder's Office is located on the second floor of the Noble County Courthouse in Albion, Indiana. The Recorder's Office is open 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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Q.) How are the fees charged by the Recorder's Office determined and set?

A.) The Recorder's Office is a state constitutional office and as such, fees charged by the Recorder's Office (such as the $1 per page cost of copies) are established under Indiana Code 36-2-7. Recording requirements are set by Indiana Code 36-2-11.

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Q.) I received a solicitation by mail offering to sell me a copy of the deed to my home. Is this the only way I can obtain this record?

A.) The deed to your home or property is a public record available in the Recorder's Office. In many cases, it costs $2 or less to obtain a copy of your deed from the Recorder's Office. To obtain your deed, you will need to provide the owner's name, the property's legal description and an approximate date of purchase. Deeds can sometimes be located by address.

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Q.) I need to file a document with the Recorder's Office. Do you provide templates or blank forms that I can fill out to prepare a lien, release, deed or other document?

A.) The Noble County Recorder's Office provides blank copies of the Certificate of Assumed Business Name form in hard copy and for download that you may fill out and return. Because of the legal specificity other instruments require, no other forms or templates are provided.

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Q.) Why won't the Recorder's Office perform lien searches?

A.) The Recorder's Office is committed to providing excellent customer service. However, we are also concerned about making sure customers have a complete picture when looking for liens or other claims against property. All records which have been recorded in Noble County are open and available for review by you in the Recorder's office. Please be aware that court judgments, state tax liens, bankruptcies are among the claims against property that are NOT necessarily filed with the Recorder's Office.

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Q.) If I have a question about whether or not I have prepared a document correctly, will you evaluate it for me before I submit it for recording?

A.) The Recorder's Office staff is happy to review documents in advance to check for missing recording requirements. We cannot answer legal questions or review aspects of the document beyond its compliance with recording requirements.

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Q.) I need a copy of my birth certificate. Are birth certificates available in the Noble County Recorder's office or elsewhere?

A.) Birth certificates for persons born in Noble County, Indiana, are available through the Vital Records Division of the Fort Wayne-Noble County Department of Health. The Vital Records Division can be reached by telephone at (260) 449-7147. You can also access the Department of Health's Vital Records Division via the Internet by clicking here.

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Q.) Do you have an online searchable database for recorded deeds and other information?

A.) Yes! Data and documents going back to January 1970 can be viewed online. Two remote access products, Laredo and Tapestry, are now available for users who wish to search for and retrieve data and documents. We also offer a free service for those needing only basic data. For more information, visit our Downloads page.

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Q.) How can I get a copy of the Noble County Recorder's fee schedule?

A.) The Noble County Recorder's fee schedule is available here.

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Q.) What types of payment does the Recorder's Office accept?

A.) The Recorder's Office currently accepts payments for recording and copies by cash or check. Corporate escrow accounts for recording and charge accounts for copying are also available.

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Q.) I wish to dissolve an assumed business name I previously filed with the Recorder's Office. How do I go about doing that?

A.) You may dissolve an assumed business name by filing another Certificate of Assumed Business name and inserting 'Dissolution Of' at the top of the page. The cost is $12.

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Q.) How do I know if I must include the Social Security affirmation statement on my document?

A.) In accordance with Indiana Code IC 36-2-11-15, most documents submitted to the Recorder's Office must contain the affirmation statement. Exceptions include an instrument executed before July 1, 1959, or recorded before July 26, 1967, a judgment, order, or writ of a court; a will or death certificate, an instrument executed or acknowledged outside Indiana; or federal liens on real property or a federal tax lien on personal property as described in IC 36-2-11-25.

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Q.) If I wish to file a tort claim against city or county government, do I bring it to the Recorder's Office?

A.) You should consult an attorney regarding the necessary steps regarding a notice of tort claim. An attorney can advise you where and when a notice of tort claim must be filed.

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Q.) How do I add or delete a name to the deed to my property?

A.) Consult an attorney to make certain you are executing a deed or instrument which transfers the property rights and interests you wish to transfer. In order to record a properly prepared deed or instrument, it must first have been submitted to the Noble County Assessor's Office and the Noble County Auditor's Office. The Noble County Assessor and Auditor may require a sales disclosure form be filed which may be acquired at the Auditor's office or online through the Auditor's web site.

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Q.) Does the Recorder's Office have information regarding neighborhood association bylaws and restrictive covenants?

A.) Restrictive covenants are filed with the recorder's office. Covenants can exist either as separate documents or as part of the original plat of the subdivision. On rare occasions, neighborhood associations also record their bylaws.

Covenants and restrictions may be viewed online at no charge by visiting the Noble County Recorder's Office Neighborhood Resource Center.

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Q.) What is the role of the Recorder's Office in starting a business?

A.) You are required under Indiana Code 23-15-1-1 to file a fictitious business name statement for a variety of different reasons. This document, known as a Certificate of Assumed Business Name, should be filed in the Recorder's office in the county in which you are doing business. The form is available online by visiting the Downloads Page.

 

 

 

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