Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Eaton County

Where is the Eaton County Clerk/Register of Deeds's Office that files mechanic liens?

You can file your mechanic liens in person at the Eaton County Register of Deeds Office located at:

1045 Independence Boulevard
1st Floor
Charlotte, MI 48813

Phone: 517-543-4203
Fax: 517-543-4134
E-mail: RegisterOfDeeds@eatoncounty.org

Eaton County Register of Deeds now offers e-recording as an option for delivering your documents to the county for recording.

You may now e-record all your deeds, mortgages and other documents online. If you have high-speed Internet access and a scanner, you have what you need to start e-recording. For more information or to get started visit one of the following e-recording service providers:

Corporation Service Company (CSC)
ERecording Partners (ePN)
Simplifile.com

What is Eaton County's Recording Backlog?

The Eaton County Register of Deeds Office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should I file my mechanics lien in Eaton County?

If your construction project is located in Eaton County, then yes, you should file your lien here.

What are the margin & page size requirements to file a lien in Eaton County?

What are the filing fees to record a mechanics lien in Eaton County?

The Eaton County Register of Deeds Office’s recording fees are as follows:

Recording Fees
For entering and recording any Deed, Mortgage, Lis Pendens, certified copies, or other Real Estate document:
Recording fee – $30

Any document which assigns or discharges more than one instrument; $3.00 shall be added to the recording fee for each additional instrument so assigned or discharged.

Tax Certificates
Warranty Deeds, Land Contracts or Assignments of Land Contracts must have a tax certificate from the County Treasurer’s Office (MCLA 211.135).

For up to 25 descriptions – $5.00
Each additional parcel description after – $0.20

Copy Fees
Copy, Real Estate Records – $1.00 per page
Copy of Recorded Plat – $2.00 per page
Certification of any recorded document – $1.00 per page, must be complete document; plus $5.00 per document for seal. (This service is not available on website)

How do I get a recorded copy of my lien from the Eaton County Clerk/Register of Deeds's Office?

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien in person at the Eaton County Register of Deeds Office located at:

1045 Independence Boulevard
1st Floor
Charlotte, MI 48813

Phone: 517-543-4203
Fax: 517-543-4134
E-mail: RegisterOfDeeds@eatoncounty.org

You can also search Eaton County Register of Deeds Index online at:
https://countyfusion3.kofiletech.us/countyweb/login.do?countyname=Eaton

There is no fee to access the index when you select the “Login as Guest” option. Credit cards are now available to pay for copies printed online. Copies are $1.00 per page; there is an additional fee of $1.00 per transaction (not per document) to use this option.

You can also obtain copies of documents by contacting the Eaton County Register of Deeds Office by phone or through the mail.

Copy fees are as follows:

Copy, Real Estate Records – $1.00 per page
Certification of any recorded document – $1.00 per page, must be complete document; plus $5.00 per document for seal. (This service is not available on website)

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