Register of Deeds
NOTICE: Please be advised that Barry County is attempting to limit the amount of traffic in the Courthouse building. If your business matter can be conducted utilizing online services, we encourage you to do so. If you are unsure, please contact our office at 269-945-1289 and we can help you make the determination. If your business will require you to appear in person, please limit the number of individuals to ONLY those necessary to accomplish the mater at hand. Thank you.
Barbara D Hurless, Register firstname.lastname@example.org
Worked in office since 08/09/1999 third term as Register
April Staines, Chief Deputy email@example.com
Worked in the office since 03/03/2014
Terin L Kitsch, Deputy firstname.lastname@example.org
Office email email@example.com
Click here for Barry County Register of Deeds Index Search
Register of Deeds Office is open to the public. Please be sure your documents are ready to record before coming into the office, including any tax certifications on Land Contracts and Warranty deeds. These tax certifications can be obtained by the County Treasurers Office.
We also ask that you please wear a face mask if your health allows it. Thank you.
Barry County Register of Deeds Office
Address: 220 W. State St. Room 102 Hastings, MI, 49058
Phone: (269) 945-1289
The first Constitution of the State of Michigan was adopted by the United States Congress in 1835 establishing the Register of Deeds as the official recording office for all legal documents and instruments pertaining to the transfer and encumbrance of real property (land) located within each county. The duties and responsibilities of the Register of Deeds Office are established by state law to include recording, indexing and retaining documents that convey or encumber real estate located within the County.
If you are a township, village or city employee and need copies of recorded documents for county business use, please email us and we will send you the copies free
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Just a reminder that our documents are only proofed from August 1, 1987 to effective date list on the Tyler Eagle system.
All Warranty Deeds, Land Contracts, and any document that needs a tax certification must obtain the certification stamp prior to recording at the Register of Deeds Office. (MCLA 211.135)
For entering and Recordings any Deed, Mortgage, Lis Pendings, Certified copy or other instrument:
Recordings Fee: $30.00 a documents
$3.00 shall be added tot he recordings fee for each Additional instrument as assigned or discharged.
Copy and search fees set by State Statue
Real Estate Recorded copy $1.00 per page
UCC Record copy $2.00 per page
Certificate Fees: Certify a recorded document $5.00
Search fee set by State Statue
Searching the Real Estate Records per name $.50 per name - $5.00 minimum fee.
State Tax Liens Certificate $3.00 per name searched
Federal Tax Lien Search $3.00 per name searched
UCC-11 Certificate $6.00 per name searched