What if I can’t find my deed?

Updated March 13, 2023.

Once the deed is recorded in the County Clerk’s Office, the transfer is considered to be “of record” or official. Thereafter, the original deed is no longer required as proof of the transfer of ownership since copies of the County Clerk’s records are sufficient. Nevertheless, your deed may be useful to you in the future and it is helpful, although not necessary, to save it for future reference.


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