Circuit Clerk

 

Circuit Clerk - Phyllis Disotell Advantages of eRecording with Columbia:
  • Reduced labor, materials, postage and courier costs
  • Shortened time gap to recordation
  • Fewer document errors and rejections
  • Elimination of payments errors on county fees
  • Increased security when sending and receiving documents
  • Improved tracking and filing of documents
  • Reduced consumption of fuel, electricity, and paper

Columbia County accepts documents from:

  • Corporation Service Company (CSC) eRecording Solutions - Website
  • Simplifile eRecording - Website
  • eRecording Partners Network (ePN) - Website
Phyllis Disotell
County Circuit & Probate Clerk

# 1 Courthouse Square, Ste 3
Magnolia, AR 71753

Phone: 870-235-3700
Fax: 870-235-3786

Email County Circuit & Probate Clerk 

Property Fraud Alert 

Property Fraud Alert is now available for Columbia County. Citizens may go to https://pfa.fidlar.com/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.

 

Team Leaders:

Angie Keith
Head of Recording & Indexing
Email Angie Keith

TaVon Lowe
Head of Criminal, Juvenile & Probate Court
Email TaVon Lowe

Court Clerks:

Marsha Carter
Domestic & Probate Court
Email Marsha Carter

Oscar Rodriguez
Civil & Probate Court
Email Oscar Rodriguez

Child Support:

Lisa Lewis
Child Support, Recorder of Records & Probate Recorder
Email Lisa Lewis

Trevor Jones
Juvenile, Recorder of Records & Probate
Email TaVon Lowe

 

Helpful Website Links:

AOC Public CourtConnect
CaseInfo.AOC.Arkansas.gov

Arkansas Circuit Clerks
Courts.Arkansas.gov

Arkansas State Courts Information
Courts.Arkansas.gov

Court Records
RecordsUSA.com

Real Estate Records
FidlarTechnologies.com

Tapestry
LandRecords.net

 

 

CIRCUIT JUDGES

FIRST DIVISION

HAMILTON H. SINGLETON
OUACHITA COUNTY COURTHOUSE
145 Jefferson SW / P.O. Box 763
Camden, AR 71711-0763
Office: 870-837-2272
Fax: 870-837-2271
Residence: 870-836-7493


SECOND DIVISION

MICHAEL R. LANDERS
UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE
101 North Washington, Suite 303
El Dorado, AR 71730
Office: 870-864-1937
Fax: 870-864-1966
Residence: 870-866-6902


THIRD DIVISION

EDWIN A. KEATON
OUACHITA COUNTY COURTHOUSE
109 Goodgame Street / P.O. Box 524
Camden, AR 71711-0524
Office: 870-231-9145
Fax: 870-231-9330
Residence: 870-837-2704


FOURTH DIVISION

ROBIN J. CARROLL
UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE
101 North Washington, Suite 203
El Dorado, AR 71730
Office: 870-864-1947
Fax: 870-864-1946
Residence: 870-918-3254


FIFTH DIVISION

 
DAVID W. TALLEY, JR.
407 North Washington / P.O. Box 785
Magnolia, AR 71754-0785
Office: 870-234-6890
Fax: 870-234-5760
Residence: 870-234-8859


SIXTH DIVISION

 
DAVID F. GUTHRIE
UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE
101 North Washington, Suite 205
El Dorado, AR 71730
Office: 870-864-1968
Fax: 870-864-1969
Residence: 870-862-2943

 

 

COURT FEES

Court Cases $165.00 (new)
$50.00 (reopening)
Summons/Subpoenas $2.50
Writs/Executions $20.00
Judgments/LisPendens $15.00 for first page ($5.00 each additional page)
Probate Case $165.00
Reopen Probate Case $50.00

 

 

RECORDING 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

Authenticated - $10.00

 

 

RECORDING STANDARDS

14-15-402

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:

  1. Title of document
  2. 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.

14-16-403

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

Fees for recording must be tendered before document is recorded.

26-60-110

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 this instruments."

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 this website.

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.