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Recording Fees

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

ALL DOCUMENTS: (including Financing Statements / Uniform
Commercial Code Filing. These fees apply to all filings: initial filings,
amendments, continuations, assignments, releases, partial

releases and terminations.)

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

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

Interested Party/In-person/Less than 10 entries ........................ $10.00New Section

Entries to Index are defined as:

1 Grantor = 1 Entry

1 Grantee = 1 Entry

1 Reference = 1 Entry

References are defined as:

  • 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:
  • Book and Page reference. If all references do not have a book and page number, then:
  • State or Federal Lease number. If all references do not have a lease number then:
  • A combination of any of the above in order to index each reference.

Facsimile or electronic filings are not accepted.

COPY FEES:
$.50 per page

FAX FEES:
$.50 per page

SCANNING DOCUMENTS AND EMAIL FEES

$.50 per page

Additional accommodations will be an additional fee.

Filing Fee for Surveys or Plats81/2 x 14 - 24 x 36$25.00


Lea County's indexing is available on line through our website liveweb.leacounty-nm.org. The Grantee and Grantor index books from 1917-1981 are scanned and on line under the Scanned indexing tab. 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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