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NEW! - Register of Deeds Recording Fee Changes
  
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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.

For more information, go to www.eatoncounty.org or www.deltami.gov.

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.”

For more information, go to http://www.eatoncounty.org/departments/county-treasurer 


 

New Legislation Extending Property Tax Exemptions to Qualified Disabled Veterans

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Resources and Links

Click the Links Below for Helpful Information

Model Friend of the Court Handbook

This above link will take you to the handbook which is published by the State Court Administrator's Office and summarizes the friend of the court’s (FOC) duties and procedures in domestic relations cases, the parties’ rights and responsibilities, and some basic court procedures.

Eaton County Courts Website

This above link will take you to the Eaton County Courts website that will provide you with information regarding the Eaton County Courts, its judges, jury information, contact numbers, and other related information.

Michigan State Disbursement Unit

This above link will take you to the Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU).

Michigan Office of Child Support

This above link will take you to the Michigan Office of Child Support

Establishing Paternity

This above link will take you to information regarding establishing paternity.

Payment Plan to Pay and Discharge Child Support Arrearages

This above link will take you to information regarding Michigan law (MCL 552.605e), which provides a payer may file a motion with the circuit court for a payment plan to pay arrearages and to discharge or abate arrearages. The law, which permits this, is targeted to individuals who do not have the ability now or in the foreseeable future to pay the total arrearage.

Michigan Parenting Time Guidelines

This above link will take you to the Michigan Parenting Time Guidelines.

Michigan Child Support Manual and Guidelines

The above link will take you to the Michigan Child Support Manual and Guidelines.

Department of Human Services

This above link takes you to the Department of Human Services Website.

Michigan Courts Self-Help Center

The above link takes you the Michigan Courts Domestic Relations Self-Help Center website. This is a very valuable resource for litigants who are handling their own domestic relations case without the assistance of an attorney. This site will provide you with much information, as well as links to other websites, regarding the issues of divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, paternity, and other related family law issues.

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. 

 Click here for more information

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