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Illinois Counties Announce Predictable Fee Schedules Effective January 2019

11/29/2018 - 1:12pm
The following Illinois counties have announced they are changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. Effective January 1, 2019: DuPage County (for details and the new rates, please read the...

Grundy and Kane Counties Predictable Fee Schedules Effective December 2018

11/12/2018 - 6:05pm
Two Illinois counties have announced they are changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. Effective December 1, 2018: Kane County (for details and the new rates, please read the attached...

McHenry County Predictable Fee Schedule Effective November 19, 2018

10/11/2018 - 10:46am
Please read the attached notice from the McHenry County Recorder's Office.

Sunset of the Notarial Record

08/27/2018 - 9:43am
The Notarial Record requirement contained in 5 ILCS 312/3-102 subsections (a) through (i) are no longer in effect as of July 1, 2018. Pursuant to 5 ILCS 312/3-102(k), the requirement for a Notarial...

Boone, Ogle, Winnebago Counties 2018 Recording Fee Changes

07/24/2018 - 1:52pm
Three Illinois counties have announced they are changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. Effective Date: June 1, 2018 Ogle County (for details and new rates, see Ogle County Recorder...

LaSalle County 2018 Recording Fee Change

07/13/2018 - 1:47pm
As of July 10, 2018, LaSalle County changed to a flat fee schedule for recordings. For details and the current rates, see the LaSalle County Recorder of Deeds Fee Schedule.

ATG Prevails: Judge Enjoins State from Implementing DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest Form on July 1

06/29/2018 - 3:31pm
ATG Illinois Agents: Until further notice, continue to use the old form. We are pleased to report that ATG prevailed in its request for a stay of implementation against the Illinois Department of...

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