Of Record

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Entered on the appropriate official documents maintained by a governmental body and that are usually available for inspection by the public.

A mortgage is of record when it is entered in the appropriate records of the clerk in the area where the mortgaged property is located. When it is recorded, notice is thereby provided to anyone interested in purchasing the land that it is subject to certain encumbrances.

An attorney of record is the lawyer whose name is contained in the records of the court as the principal lawyer handling an action.


Recording of Land Titles.