County clerk

County clerk: An elected county official responsible for maintaining public records.

County clerk: An elected county official whose duties include, among others, serving as secretary to the county board, keeping records, issuing licenses, and acting as county auditor or comptroller.

County Clerk: Guardian of the Homeowner’s Universe

The county clerk usually processes foreclosure cases and conducts foreclosure sale auctions. The homeowner facing foreclosure will be called by the county clerk as a defendant in the foreclosure process. The lender that has filed a foreclosure lawsuit against a homeowner will be called as a plaintiff.

The county clerk will issue a certificate of sale, which certifies the success of an auction, in a foreclosure process. They will also issue the certificate of title, which certifies and identifies the homeowners or new owners, and the certificate of disbursement, which certifies how the auction sale proceeds are to be distributed.

Nowadays, much of the information available to county clerks can be accessed online. For example, the Onondaga County Courthouse in New York posts deeds, court records, business certificates or other public documents online to afford homeowners 24-hour access to their documentation.

“There has been an increasing demand for more instant access to our public records and we are excited to offer this option to our customers,” County Clerk Lisa Dell says. ”

In Upshur County in West Virginia, court records are also available online.

“You’re able to go to the upshurcounty.org website and follow a link to go in and look up your deeds, if you have liens, power of attorneys, things like that, wills – not just for you, but for anyone you’re interested in looking at,” says County Clerk Carol Smith.

“For people who use it on a daily basis, it’s going to be convenient,” Smith adds. “There are people who maybe need to look at a plat (plot of land) that’s attached to their deed, and they can’t find their deed, and you can go in as a homeowner and look up your own deed and see if you can find the plat. There are advantages for a lot of people. The general public is not going to be able to print, but they’re still going to be able to go in and look at the documents.”

County clerk

County clerk: An elected county official responsible for maintaining public records.

County clerk: An elected county official whose duties include, among others, serving as secretary to the county board, keeping records, issuing licenses, and acting as county auditor or comptroller.

County Clerk: Guardian of the Homeowner’s Universe

The county clerk usually processes foreclosure cases and conducts foreclosure sale auctions. The homeowner facing foreclosure will be called by the county clerk as a defendant in the foreclosure process. The lender that has filed a foreclosure lawsuit against a homeowner will be called as a plaintiff.

The county clerk will issue a certificate of sale, which certifies the success of an auction, in a foreclosure process. They will also issue the certificate of title, which certifies and identifies the homeowners or new owners, and the certificate of disbursement, which certifies how the auction sale proceeds are to be distributed.

Nowadays, much of the information available to county clerks can be accessed online. For example, the Onondaga County Courthouse in New York posts deeds, court records, business certificates or other public documents online to afford homeowners 24-hour access to their documentation.

“There has been an increasing demand for more instant access to our public records and we are excited to offer this option to our customers,” County Clerk Lisa Dell says. ”

In Upshur County in West Virginia, court records are also available online.

“You’re able to go to the upshurcounty.org website and follow a link to go in and look up your deeds, if you have liens, power of attorneys, things like that, wills – not just for you, but for anyone you’re interested in looking at,” says County Clerk Carol Smith.

“For people who use it on a daily basis, it’s going to be convenient,” Smith adds. “There are people who maybe need to look at a plat (plot of land) that’s attached to their deed, and they can’t find their deed, and you can go in as a homeowner and look up your own deed and see if you can find the plat. There are advantages for a lot of people. The general public is not going to be able to print, but they’re still going to be able to go in and look at the documents.”

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