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County Clerk's Office
77 Fairfax Street, Room 102
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Phone: (304)258-8547
Fax: (304)258-8545

 



 

May 1, 2018

 

MORGAN COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

 

Please leave a 1 ½ inch margin in the top right corner of the first page and at least 1 inch at the bottom of the last page for recording information and stamps.

 

(DEEDS (Including Quitclaim and Warranty Deeds) MUST HAVE A COMPLETED TRANSFER FORM WITH THEM)

 

DEED WITH CONSIDERATION                                 $46.00 UP TO 5 PAGES – PLUS TRANSFER FEES – Declaration of Consideration needs to match what is on the transfer form whether there is a value or exemption. Also, the reason for the exemption must be included.

 

$26.00 FOR ALL DOCUMENTS UP TO 5 PAGES

DEED W/O CONSIDERATION    

TRANSFER ON DEATH DEED

DEED OF TRUST

SECURITY AGREEMENTS OR FIXTURE FILINGS CONCERNING REAL ESTATE

RIGHT A WAYS W/CONSIDERATION

 

 

$11.00 FOR ALL DOCUMENTS UP TO 5 PAGES

POWER OF ATTORNEY                                                                               LIS PENDENS

AGREEMENT LIEN INDEX                                                                         AMENDMENTS DEED OF TRUST

AGREMENT DEED INDEX

LARGE PLATS

SMALL PLATS

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE

LEASE AGREEMENT

LAND CONTRACT

RIGHT OF WAYS

RELEASES

ASSIGNMENTS

CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION

CHURCH TRUSTEES

ABSTRACT JUDGMENTS                             (ORIGINAL JUDGMENTS WILL BE KEPT AT THE OFFICE, IF YOU

JUDGMENT LIENS                                                         NEED A COPY RETURNED TO YOU PLEASE INCLUDE IT WITH

MECHANICS LIENS                                                                        THE ORIGINAL)

WRIT OF EXECUTION

AMENDMENTS DEED OF TRUST

SUBORDINATION AGREEMENTS

COURT ORDERS & AFFIDAVITS

 

TRUSTEE’S REPORT OF SALES                               $41.00 MUST INCLUDE DISCLOSURE FORM

 

 

UCC’S                                                                                   $11.00 MUST INCLUDE 3 COPIES AND A RETURN ENVELOPE

(UCC’s that are using Land as credit will be treated as a Deed of trust)

(FINANCING STATEMENT, TERMINATIONS, CONTINUATIONS, AMENDMENTS, ETC.)

 

MARRIAGE LICENSE                    $36.  (With marriage counseling – letter required from whoever provided counseling)

                                                                $56   (Without Marriage Counseling)

 

$5.00 PER CERTIFIED COPY – ID Required

BIRTH CERTIFICATE  

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

DEATH CERTIFICATE

 

JUSTIFICATION OF SURETY                                          $2.50

 

COPIES                                                                                $1.50 FIRST TWO PAGES $1.00 EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE

 

CERTIFICATE OF ACTING                                            $2.50 PER CERTIFIED COPY

 

TRUE ATTEST WITH SEAL                                           $1.00 PER DOCUMENT

 

DD-214 (military discharge papers)                                 FREE – to obtain copies, ID is required.

 

  • ALL DOCUMENTS CONTAINING MORE THAN (5) PAGES WILL BE $1.00 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE.  IN ADDITION, DOCUMENTS CONTAINING MORE THAN 10 PAGES WILL BE CHARGED AN ADDITIONAL $1.00 FOR EVERY 10th PAGE. Example: for an $11 document: A five page document is $11, an eight page document is $14, an eleven page document would be $18, and a twenty page document would be $28.

 

  • ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETURN OF ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS EXCEPT JUDGMENTS

 

  • CASH, MONEY ORDER, OR BUSINESS CHECKS ONLY. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS

 

TRANSFER TAXES

 

Money must be included for any Deed that has a declaration of value amount.

 

Total: $3.85 per $500

 

$1.10 per $500 – State Excise tax

$1.65 per $500 – County Excise Tax

$1.10 per $100 – County Excise Tax for Farmland Protection

 

Examples:

    Consideration       Transfer Tax         

          0 - 100                 No Fee

      101 - 500               $   3.85               

      501 - 1,000                        $   7.70

   1,001 - 1,500                        $ 15.40

   1,501 - 2,000                        $ 19.25