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"Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty."

John Adams, US President 1797-1801


Goal / Mission Statement

"To treat every customer with courtesy and respect and to maintain the integrity of the land records for the citizens of Van Buren County and for future generations."

Friday August 3, 2018 The office will be closed from 12:00-1:15PM

**Effective October 1, 2016 in the State of Michigan**
Regardless of the number of pages, ALL DOCUMENTS will cost $30.00 to record. All recordings must arrive in our office 9-30-16 for pre-Oct 1st fees.  This cost is inclusive of the Michigan Remonumentation and Register Automation fees. For a document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument, the cost will be $3.00 for each instrument assigned or discharged (in addition to the $30 flat fee). To tax certify a recorded document and to certify copies will cost $5. Copies remain $1 per page.


County Register of Deeds

Van Buren County Register of Deeds

Administration & Land Services Building, First Floor

219 E. Paw Paw Street, Suite 102
Paw Paw , MI 49079

(269) 657-8242

Hours M - F 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

 Directions: From I-94 take the Paw Paw Exit (exit 60). Turn north and proceed ½ mile. Take right after Sheriffs Building (Paw Paw St.), then proceed to Administration & Land Services Building on left.


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Paul W. De Young
Register of Deeds

Jill A. Arnold
Chief Deputy Register

Pam Cerven
Deputy Register