The Recording Department receives, files and records all land records, UCC filings and miscellaneous documents. They issue marriage licenses and birth certificates.
These records include all land records.
JACKSON PARISH CLERK OF COURT
Effective Date: August 1, 2017
ACT 173 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session
A "document" is defined as those pages presented together for filing or recording, inclusive of the act, together with exhibits, riders, or additional documents attached thereto, including but not limited to powers of attorney, property description exhibits, tax certificates and researches, mortgage certificates, resolutions, certificates, and surveys, R.S. 13:844(B)(1).
Every document filed for recordation shall be captioned as to type of act on the 1st page and shall have on the 1st page a margin of 2” at the top and 1” at the bottom and sides. The type size shall not be less than 8 point, R.S. 13:844(B)(2). Documents to be recorded may be either 8 ½” x 11” paper or 8 ½” x 14” paper.
Documents to be recorded in 1 index type (fees are assessed separately for each recording book):
This includes up to 10 names indexed, a certified copy, and the LCRAA Portal Fee.
Affidavit of Identity:
These records include bonds, oaths, affidavits, discharges and other records not directly related to land.