**We are now a E-Flex Lite County. Now accepting Electronic Court Filings that DOES NOT Require Fees. Thank you for being patient.
|Advantages of eRecording with Columbia:
Columbia County accepts documents from:
Columbia County is electronically recording (eRecording) land records. Documents that originate on paper, such as loan closing documents, are scanned and placed into their proper recording order. When fully integrated, the electronic document recording process takes only seconds.
# 1 Courthouse Square, Ste 3
Property Fraud Alert
Property Fraud Alert is now available for Columbia County. Citizens may go to https://www.propertyfraudalert.com/phoenix/pfasignup.website/arcolumbia, it is simple to use. If property is in your name and is being sold or changed in any way, you will be alerted by email or by phone alert.
Circuit Clerk, Child Support/ Chief Deputy
Email Lisa Lewis
Deputy Clerk, Criminal & Juvenile /Court Admin.
Email Stephanie Brown
Deputy Clerk, Domestic & Probate
Email Shelby Pennington
Deputy Clerk, Civil
Email Lisa Pennington
Marsha Carter Hardwell
Deputy Clerk, Probate
Email Marsha Hardwell
Deputy Clerk, Land Recording
Email Stacia Huffman
Helpful Website Links:
Arkansas State Courts Information
Real Estate Records
Agriculture website for the Arkansas Farm
Mediation Program Forms https://www.aad.arkansas.gov/arkansas-farmercreditor-mediation-program
DAVID C GRAHAM
Office: 870-837-2272 Office: 870-235-1160 Fax: 870-235-1161
EDWIN A. KEATON
JIM F ANDREWS JR
DAVID W. TALLEY, JR. P.O. Box 785
SPENCER G. SINGLETON
|Court Cases||$165.00 (new)
|Judgments/LisPendens||$15.00 for first page ($5.00 each additional page)|
|Reopen Probate Case||$50.00|
We are a Contexte County. We are accepting Electronic Filings that require no fees. Our court still requires the original court documents for new cases and other documents that requires fees.
Recording deeds, deeds of trust, mortgages, release deeds, powers of attorney, plats, oil & gas, contracts, survey plats, notary bonds, foreign judgments, writs of execution, writs of garnishment, materialmen's liens, and other recordable documents.
$15.00 for one (1) page, one (1) side only, and $5.00 for each additional page.
For recording mortgage assignments, mortgage releases, oil & gas assignments and other instruments when multiple instruments are listed in a single document, an additional fee of $15.00 per instrument listed not to exceed $300.00 shall be charged. $8.00 for filing or recording a certificate of assessment.
All legal-size documents are an additional fee of $25.00.
In-house copy fees, if you make your own copies, the charge is $0.50. If we make your copies, the fee is $1.00.
Certified - $5.00
14-15-402 Instruments to be recorded.
Paper size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Margins: 2 1/2" margin at top of first page, at least 1/2" margin on sides and bottoms of all other pages.
First Page Content:
Top right of the first page reserved for the recorder for the file mark and recording information. The first page must contain the following information:
- Title of document
- Name of Grantor and Grantee
All documents shall be acknowledged in accordance with section 16-47-207.
All documents must be legible to be accepted.
14-15-403 Instruments affecting title to property.
The name and address of person who, and the governmental agency, if any, which prepared the instrument must appear on the first page; the name is either printed, typewritten, or stamped in a legible manner.
14-15-408 Tender of fees required.
Fees for recording must be tendered before document is recorded.
26-60-110 Recordation of deed.
The following statement must be stamped thereon or attached thereon in a manner which will cause it to be recorded as a part of the instrument:
"I certify under penalty of false swearing that documentary stamps or a documentary symbol in the legally correct amount has been placed on these instruments."
This is for Quit Claim and Timber Deeds only. For all other Deeds and Minerals Deeds you would need a Tax Stamp Affidavit if money exchanged for the property. Or a Tax Compliance Affidavit and select a reason for no money. Grantee or Agent for Grantee must sign statement.
Documentary stamps are available at the Arkansas State Revenue Office and must be placed on the document and must be legible. Documentary Stamps are $3.30 per thousand dollars as pertains to the purchase price of the property.
For the property tax affidavit or affidavit of compliance form that is required by all property transfers, please visit REPropertyTaxComplianceForm.pdf (ark.org)