Register of Deeds duties are to provide accurate recordings of public documents such as deeds, mortgages, military discharges, federal and state liens, mortgage releases as well as various other documents. Duties also include helping the public with research at the counter and via phone. All duties for which continuing education is necessary. 

The mission of Register of Deeds is to serve the public efficiently while recording, processing and maintaining economical permanent records with a 48-hour turn around. However, not at the expense of the counter customers. The cost of providing this will be totally/partially deferred by charging a fee for some of these services.

Register of Deeds Technology Fund mission is to comply with statute 28-115a. Primary purpose of the fund is for archiving and maintaining Register of Deeds records. Secondary is to acquire equipment and software to update the handling, archiving and retrieving of information for the office.