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Recording Fees

RECORDING FEES FOR LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO
REAL ESTATE RECORDS RECORDING

As of May 3, 2017 ALL DOCUMENTS: (including Financing Statements / Uniform Commercial Code Filing) MUST have 1½ inch margin either at the top or the bottom of each page for our recording information or it will be rejected.

1 to 10 Index Entries ............................................................... $25.00 NMSA 14-8-15B

Each additional block of 10 entries ..................................... $25.00 NMSA 14-8-15C

Entries to Index are defined as:

1 Grantor = 1 Entry

1 Grantee = 1 Entry

1 Reference = 1 Entry

References are defined as:

1.Legal description. If described as a section, township and range, each different section, township and range is counted as a reference. If described as subdivision, each different Tract, Unit or Block. If all references do not have a legal description, then:

2.Book and Page reference. If all references do not have a book and page number, then:

3.State or Federal Lease number. If all references do not have a lease number then:

4.A combination of any of the above-in order to index each reference.

Facsimile filings are not accepted.

Electronic filings are accepted through Simplifile and CSC.

COPY FEES:

5 copies or less - no fee

more than 5 copies - $.50 each

FAX FEES:

under 20 pages $.50 per page

over 20 pages $1.00 per page

SCANNING DOCUMENTS AND EMAIL FEES

$1.00 per page

Additional accommodations will be an additional fee.

Filing Fee for Surveys or Plats 81/2 x 14 - 24 x 36 $25.00

As of March 24, 2017, Lea County's indexing from 1982 forward is available online through our website liveweb.leacounty-nm.org Please note this data is provided as a public service for your convenience. Updates and corrections occur on a daily basis; however the County shall not incur any liability for omissions with respect to the information provided in this data.

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