Custodian of all records of the county pertaining to real e状态 property titles, 转移, 和公寓.
- Records are open to the public.
- Operates under the "Race Notice Law"
- Processes "registered land titles" or Torrens properties according to 地方法院 directives.
- Custodian of military discharges and federal and 状态 tax liens.
- Furnishes copies of title documents to property owners for documentation of ownership.
- Acceptance agent for passports.
的 县 土地纪录办事处 is the custodian of all records of the 县 pertaining to property titles and 转移. 身处 县土地记录 Office is like being in a gigantic history book. In 斯威夫特 县, the records date back to the 1870's. 的 first Register of Deeds in 斯威夫特 县 took office in 1871, which is also the year county 政府ernment began in 斯威夫特 县.
All records are open to the public. 的se records are used by abstractors, 律师, 标题公司, 房地产经纪人, 贷款机构, 测量师学会, 房主, and the general public. We have many people 搜索ing their "roots" ‑ tracing family histories.
的 土地纪录办事处 also operates under the Race Notice Law. This literally means that a person who wins the race with his legal documents establishes his or her interest first. It's as simple and important as that. 的 office is in constant production. Our recording is and needs to be up-to‑the‑minute. We file by hour and minute.
的 土地纪录办事处 is 政府erned by laws enacted by the Minnesota State Legislature. New laws are enacted each legislative session which affect the Recorder's Office.
In the 土地纪录办事处 also assumes responsibility as Registrar of Titles under the Torrens, 或注册系统. 的 Registrar is an arm of the 地方法院 and under the Court's control at all times. 的 Registrar must examine documents presented, determine that they meet the legal requirements for transfer, and issue Certificates of Title which actually convey the land to the purchaser. 的 Judge of 地方法院 appoints a competent attorney to be an Examiner of Titles and then that person becomes the legal advisor to the Registrar of Titles.
In 斯威夫特 县, the 土地纪录办事处 is an Acceptance Agent for passports. Our office hours for accepting passport applications are from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.，星期一至星期五. No appointment is required. For additional information on obtaining a passport, visit the "official" passport website at www.旅行.状态.政府 for guidance on fees, procedures, and required criteria.