Chapter 508 of Minnesota Statutes provides that certain instruments may not be accepted for filing by the Registrar unless certified by the Examiner (or Deputy Examiner) or pursuant to a Court Order.
The Anoka County Examiner of Titles does not pre-approve documents before closing. Documents filed with the Registrar of Titles are reviewed by the Registrar/Torrens staff and then delivered to the examiner for approval before recording.
Documents submitted for recording (Registrar of Titles)
Documents needing examiner review/approval cannotbe eRecorded. These documents include:
Certificate of Redemption
Deed/Plat from county/city/school district
Deed/Plat from religious corporations
Discharge of Notice of Lis Pendens
Decree of Marriage Dissolution (no deed)
Affidavit after TODD with/without Certificate of Clearance
Renewal of Medical Assistance Lien
Notice of Adverse Claim
Notice of Lis Pendens
Order Granting Name Change
Powers of Attorney
Money Judgment/Satisfaction of Money Judgment
Certificate of Clearance with/without Affidavit of TODD
Declaration/Supplemental Amendment to Declaration
If sent through eRecord, the documents listed above will be rejected.
No fees are charged for examiner services. Recording fees for the Registrar of Titles can be found here. Tenth Judicial District Court fees can be found here.
Proceedings Subsequent to Initial Registration Hearings
Attendance is not required at the hearing except to object to the entry of the order as stated within the Order to Show Cause document.
Hearings are held Thursdays (except the first Thursday of the month) at 1:00 p.m. at the Anoka County Government Center, Room 715, 2100 3rd Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303.
Transfer on Death Deed (TODD)
Transfer on Death Deed by Unmarried Grantor Owner (MS 507.071) Form 10.8.1 Transfer on Death Deed by Married Grantor Owner who is Sole Spouse in Title Form 10.8.2 Transfer on Death Deed by Married Grantor Owners Owning Property as Joint Tenants (MS 507.071) Form 10.8.3 Transfer on Death Deed Statutory form Form 10.8.4 Clearance Certificate for Public/Medical Assistance Claim Form 10.8.9 Affidavit of Identity and Survivorship for Transfer on Death Deed Form 50.2.3
Forms 10.8.9 and 50.2.3 are used after the grantor on the TODD whose death is the condition of transfer has died.
NOTE: 10.8.9 is specific to a TODD under 507.071 Subd. 3 and addresses claims under 5 sections of Minnesota Statutes; the Notice to Commissioner under 524.3-801 for probates addresses claims under 4 sections.