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NEW! - Register of Deeds Recording Fee Changes
Effective OCTOBER 1, 2016 in the State of Michigan
Regardless of the number of pages, all documents will cost $30.00 to record, this cost is inclusive of Michigan Remonumentation and Register of Deeds Automation fees.
For a document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument $3.00 for each instrument assigned or discharged (in addition to the $30.00 flat fee).  To certify a recorded document $5.00; copies remain at $1.00 per page and search fees remain at 50 cents for each year searched with a minimum of $5.00 – excepting tract index searches.
If you have any questions, please contact the Register of Deeds office at 517-543-4203 or refer to MCL 600.2567. 


Treasurer and Clerk Open Delta Township Office

Delta Eaton County Flyer Cover2 Eaton County Clerk, Diana Bosworth and County Treasurer, Bob Robinson began offering service hours in the Delta Township Administration Building at 7710 W Saginaw Highway in Lansing on Friday, October 9.   Office hours for the residents of Delta Township and surrounding areas will continue by County Clerk Bosworth on the first and third Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Treasurer Robinson will offer hours alternating the second and fourth Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The satellite county office will be located in the lower level of the Delta Township Administration Building on W Saginaw Highway in Lansing.

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Link to Information Brochure  


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Now Pay Delinquent Real Property Taxes Online
Eaton County Treasurer, Bob Robinson, announced this month that Eaton County property owners have a new and convenient way to make delinquenttaxpayments.  The treasurer’s office has contracted with Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions to offer delinquent tax payment processing over the Internet through credit card and debit card transaction.  Visa, Discover, and MasterCard debit and credit cards will be accepted. This new service offers taxpayers a fast and efficient way to pay online and reduces manual processing time in the treasurer’s office.

“Through a unique partnership with Official Payments and BS&A Software, taxpayers can get online, pay, and process their delinquent tax payments instantly, in real time,” said Robinson.  “This is part of our ongoing work to increase efficiency in the treasurer’s office.  It can also help folks avoid last minute additional fees and interest on their past due real property taxes.”

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New Legislation Extending Property Tax Exemptions to Qualified Disabled Veterans

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Personal Protection Order



Personal Protection Order (PPO)

Frequently ask questions

1. What is a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?

There are two types of Personal Protection Orders (PPO)

A. Domestic Personal Protection Order

If you and the respondent have current/former dating relationship,
current/former spouse, current/former resident of the same
household or have a child in common

B. Stalking Personal Protection Order

If you and the respondent do not or have not had a domestic

Note: a stalking PPO must involve two or more “separate and non-continuous” acts

A Personal Protection Order Cannot:

·Evict someone in a landlord/tenant relationship
·Establish or modify custody or parenting time
·Protect your personal property from damage
·Mediate neighborhood disputes
·Restrain a person from being rude or spreading rumors
·Remove someone from a place they have a legal right to be, such
as a local store or restaurant

2. Where do I get Personal Protection Orders forms?

You may get Personal Protection Order forms from:

Circuit Court Clerks Office 2nd Floor

Or you may find the forms online at:

3. How much does it cost to obtain a Personal Protection Order?

There is no charge to obtain a personal protection order. There may be a charge if you hire a processor server to serve your Personal Protection Order

You may obtain additional information on Personal Protection Orders from the Eaton County Prosecutor’s web site.


The Circuit Court Clerk’s staff are not lawyers, and are prohibited from giving legal advice on how to fill the forms out, what to include etc. The Circuit Court Clerk’s staff cannot assist you beyond explaining office procedures.

211 Service Available

211 services

If you're looking for assistance with a problem and you don't know where to turn, or simply want information on a particular human service issue, 2-1-1 is for you. Currently, 2-1-1 service is available in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, and Jackson counties through Central Michigan 211. 

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