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The Honorable Deborah L. Rushing Yoakum County Clerk

Office Personnel:
Kathy Six, 1st Deputy
Brandi Lopez, 2nd Deputy
Rosalie Rivera, 2nd Deputy
Bridget Buffington, 2nd Deputy

P.O. Box 309
Plains, Texas 79355
806/456-7491 Ext. 294 FAX 806/456-2258 
Notice of Self Help Resources
County Clerk Fees

Fee Schedule 2017

Foreclosure Notices

Tyler Eagle Online Public Access

www.countygovernmentrecords.com

Requirements for Recording in Official Public Records (OPR)      
ACCORDING TO ARTICLE 118.001 GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINION NO. 938, THIS OFFICE CANNOT HOLD OR RECORD ANY INSTRUMENT UNLESS IT IS ACCOMPANIED WITH THE PROPER RECORDING FEE.  INSTRUMENT(S) MUST BE RETURNED ALSO DUE TO THE FOLLOWING:

INSTRUMENT IS:
 
( ) Not eligible for filing
 
 
 
*Requirements:
 
 Page must be no wider than 81/2 inches
                                                        
Page must be no longer than 14 inches
                                                        
Print not smaller than 8 point type
                                                        
1 inch top margin
                                                        
1 inch side margin
 
 
 
( ) Not signed or dated as required.
( ) Wrong County.
( ) Only a copy – Original required or certified copy when applicable.
( ) Not Notarized as required (No Notary Seal).
( ) Return address is missing or incomplete
( ) Missing complete address of Grantee.  * In accordance with Property Code 11.003, the complete address of
Grantee(s) must be shown on the instrument.  If this information is not supplied, the penalty is $25.00, which
is in addition to the regular filing fee.
( ) No Title on Instrument.  WE ARE REQUIRED TO    CHARGE DOUBLE IF DOCUMENTS ARE NOT TITLED.
( ) Not Included – Amount Due   $___________________
( ) Insufficient Amount
 
 
FILING FEES:  AS OF JANUARY 2016
 
First page----------------------------------------$25.00
Each additional page or portion of page-----$  4.00
Each attachment or rider-----------------------$  4.00
Each additional name to be indexed
in excess of (5)----------------------------------$   .25
 
                         
MAKE CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO:

YOAKUM COUNTY CLERK
P.O. BOX 309
COWBOY WAY & AVENUE G
PLAINS, TEXAS 79355

**INCLUDE SELF ADDRESSED/POSTAGE PAID ENVELOPE TO RETURN YOUR INSTRUMENT IN.**

Procedures for Providing Copies

As part of our commitment to providing citizens with efficient, convenient service, the Yoakum County Clerk has partnered with Certified Payments to offer payments of court costs and fees over the Internet at www.certifiedpayments.net and by telephone by calling 1-866-549-1010
Bureau Code: 8019125
OCA Reports

For information regarding other fees (not mentioned above), please call the office.


Voter Registration Information from the Secretary of State's Office.

 How to Apply for a Birth or Death Certificate at your local Registrar.

Seventh Court of Appeals serving Yoakum County.


                          


 


 
 
  • ACCORDING TO ARTICLE 118.001 GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINION NO. 938, THIS OFFICE CANNOT HOLD OR RECORD ANY INSTRUMENT UNLESS IT IS ACCOMPANIED WITH THE PROPER RECORDING FEE.  INSTRUMENT(S) MUST BE RETURNED ALSO DUE TO THE FOLLOWING:

    INSTRUMENT IS:
     
    ( ) Not eligible for filing
     
     
    *Requirements:
    Page must be no wider than 81/2 inches
    Page must be no longer than 14 inches
    Print not smaller than 8 point type
    1 inch top margin
    1 inch side margin
     
     
     
    ( ) Not signed or dated as required.
    ( ) Wrong County.
    ( ) Only a copy – Original required or certified copy when applicable.
    ( ) Not Notarized as required (No Notary Seal).
    ( ) Return address is missing or incomplete
    ( ) Missing complete address of Grantee.  * In accordance with Property Code 11.003, the complete address of
    Grantee(s) must be shown on the instrument.  If this information is not supplied, the penalty is $25.00, which
    is in addition to the regular filing fee.
    ( ) No Title on Instrument.  WE ARE REQUIRED TO    CHARGE DOUBLE IF DOCUMENTS ARE NOT TITLED.
    ( ) Not Included – Amount Due   $___________________
    ( ) Insufficient Amount
     
     
    FILING FEES:  AS OF JANUARY 2016
     
    First page----------------------------------------$25.00
    Each additional page or portion of page-----$  4.00
    Each attachment or rider-----------------------$  4.00
    Each additional name to be indexed
    in excess of (5)----------------------------------$   .25
     
                             
    MAKE CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO:

    YOAKUM COUNTY CLERK
    P.O. BOX 309
    COWBOY WAY & AVENUE G
    PLAINS, TEXAS 79355

    **INCLUDE SELF ADDRESSED/POSTAGE PAID ENVELOPE TO RETURN YOUR INSTRUMENT IN.**

    Procedures for Providing Copies

    As part of our commitment to providing citizens with efficient, convenient service, the Yoakum County Clerk has partnered with Certified Payments to offer payments of court costs and fees over the Internet at www.certifiedpayments.net and by telephone by calling 1-866-549-1010
    Bureau Code: 8019125
    OCA Reports

    For information regarding other fees (not mentioned above), please call the office.

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