Standards for Recording Real Estate Documents

Effective January 1, 2002

After January 1, 2002, all recorded documents will be classified into three different types:

· Standard
· Non-Standard
· Exempt

Standard Documents

Standard documents must follow all formatting requirements to be qualified.  They are as follows:

     · 8 ½” x 11” white or light colored #20 paper (no watermarks or    logos)
     · Printed in black or dark ink on one side only
     · No continuous forms or permanent binding, but documents may be stapled for presentation
     · Minimum 8 pt type
     · Signatures must be in black or dark ink
     · All signatures must be originals and have the name typed, stamped or printed underneath.


A Self Addressed Stamped Envelope is required for return of recorded documents.

Complete document formatting standards can be found at 
www.morecorders.com/RLFormatStandards