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COVID-19: ATG Update #3 - Downstate Procedures

03/17/2020 - 3:22pm
See also COVID-19: ATG Update #4 - Metro East Office Procedures NOTE: For all ATG updates related to this topic, see COVID-19 Updates. ATG Agents in Illinois Counties South of I-80 We continue to...

Cook County Recorder's Office Closed to the Public Indefinitely

03/17/2020 - 10:45am
EDITOR'S NOTE: For all ATG updates related to this topic, see COVID-19 Updates. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY Chicago-Area Agents: The Cook County Recorder's office announced it is closed to the public...

COVID-19: ATG Update #2 - Procedures

03/16/2020 - 4:42pm
EDITOR'S NOTE: For all ATG updates related to this topic, see COVID-19 Updates. ATG Agents in These Illinois Counties: Boone, Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will, and Winnebago...

Monroe County Announces New Fee Schedule Effective December 2019

01/07/2020 - 6:06pm
The Monroe County Clerk and Recorder has announced new rates effective December 9, 2019 (see current Fee Schedule). For more information, visit the Recorder's Office website.

McHenry County Announces New Fee Schedule Effective December 1

11/19/2019 - 2:19pm
The McHenry County Recorder's Office is increasing its Geographic Information System (GIS) fee from $15 to $24 (see Recorder's Notice for all fee changes). For more information, visit the Recorder's...

Know Your Client

09/17/2019 - 12:40pm
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a seller’s attorney who acted as the seller’s representative and the owner of a title agency used in fraudulent transactions was personally...

Madison County Changing to Predictable Fee Schedule

09/17/2019 - 10:07am
Effective September 23, 2019, Madison County, Illinois, is changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. For details and the new rates, please read the attached fee schedule from the Madison...

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