© 2019 by Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association

The Register of Deeds performs essential functions which include but are not limited to filing, recording, and issuing instruments and documents of significance both to the community as a whole and to its individual citizens.


• Review, record, file, scan, eRecord and maintain all documents authorized by law to be recorded as outlined in Wisconsin Statutes Chapters 59.43 and 69.
• Prepare documents for indexing, imaging and eRecording using quality control procedures.• Safely keep and return to the proper party, instruments which have been recorded.
• Make and deliver to any person on demand and upon payment of proper fees, certified and uncertified copies of official office records.
• Register, index, and file all marriages, deaths, births and domestic partnerships occurring in the county.
• Perform the duties that are related to vital statistics under Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 69.
• File, index and maintain military discharges per Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 45.
• Record federal tax liens, articles of incorporation, firm names and fixture filings.
• File all types of plats and certified survey maps.