Recorder's Office

Notice of Recorder’s Fee Change - Effective July 1, 2019

The fee for recording documents will be:

  • $30.00 for each document
    (this includes fee for Affidavit of Property Value, extra indexing & state surcharge)
  • $15.00 for Government Agencies
    (when fees are paid out of public funds)
  • Maps, Plats, Land Surveys and all other fees remain the same.

Above fees apply whether documents are returned by mail or e-recorded.

Pursuant to amendment to A.R.S 11-475 - Recording fee increase; notification required

The Recorded Document website now includes the following types of documents:

  • General documents (deeds, deeds of trust, liens, etc. indexed and verified from January 1, 1953 to present)
  • Recorded Subdivision Maps (indexed and verified from 1864 to present)
  • Recorded Land Surveys (indexed and verified from 1864 to present)

Eagle Fraud Guard is now available! This is a FREE service available to citizens who are concerned about potential deception through recordings in Yavapai County. Click here  to sign up or view flyer  to learn more.

Please be advised that the Yavapai County Recorder’s Office may refer suspicious documents to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or other appropriate law enforcement agency.

A.R.S. §39-161 states as follows: “Presentment of false instrument for filing; classification:

A person who acknowledges, certifies, notarizes, procures or offers to be filed, registered or recorded in a public office in this state an instrument he knows to be false or forged, which, if genuine, could be filed, registered or recorded under any law of this state or the United States, or in compliance with established procedure is guilty of a class 6 felony. As used in this section ‘instrument’ includes a written instrument as defined in section 13-2001.”

Those using this information for commercial purposes must comply with Arizona Revised Statutes § 39-121.03  and with Board Resolution 1327 , which require commercial users to file a Statement of Commercial Purpose for each proposed use and to pay specified fees and charges.  Refer to ARS § 39-121.03 (D) and Board Resolution 1230 .

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Leslie M. Hoffman


Elected 2012
Speaker Request
Primary Business Address:
1015 Fair Street
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 771-3244
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Karen McCracken

Chief Deputy Recorder

Appointed 2013
Primary Business Address:
1015 Fair Street
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 771-3244
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Brooke Shaffer

Office Manager

Primary Business Address:
1015 Fair Street
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 771-3244
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