In accordance with O.C.G.A. § 15-19-51, the Clerk’s Office is strictly prohibited from providing any legal advice. To ensure that all procedures are followed and the rights of all parties are protected, it is advised to seek legal counsel from a licensed attorney. Real Estate Search

As keeper of public records, we are responsible for filing, recording and indexing all deeds, liens, plats and UCCs related to real estate within Muscogee County.

The type of deed filed indicates the purpose of the transaction. Both warranty and quitclaim deeds transfer property from one owner to another. (Please consider seeking legal counsel from a licensed attorney.) Once the deed is typed, the signature of the grantor must be witnessed and notarized before filing with the Clerk’s Office. The grantor is the individual selling or transferring the property. And the grantee is the individual buying or receiving the property.

Yes, original documents are required by Georgia Code for filing. Copies or faxes of originals are not accepted.

No, we do not provide legal forms for filing real estate documents. However, most office supply stores carry real estate legal forms. You might also consider contacting a licensed attorney that specializes in real estate law.

The processing time varies due to the volume of documents filed daily. Generally, the processing time is one to two weeks.