Register of Deeds
Regular Mail:     Lee County Register of Deeds
 PO Box 387
 Bishopville, SC 29010

UPS or FedEx:  Lee County Register of Deeds   
 123 South Main Street
 Bishopville, SC 29010

Teresa A. Brown, Clerk of Court
PO Box 387
Bishopville, SC 29010-0387
Email:  tbrown@leecountysc.org
Office: 803-484-5341
FAX: 803-484-1632

Hours of operation:

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm 

Walk-in documents will be recorded until 4:30pm.



Register of Deeds
Phone: (803) 484-5341

Loretta Asher Ext. 333
Email: lasher@leecountysc.org

Jessica Young Ext. 378
Email:  jyoung@leecountysc.org


The Register of Deeds Office is located in the Clerk of Court offices and is a recording and public service office. The primary function of this office is to record, maintain, and preserve all land records for the County and make them readily available for viewing by the public. The documents recorded include deeds, mortgages, easements, satisfactions, powers of attorney, liens, plats and real property transactions.  The Register of Deeds Office also registers appointments of notary.

The staff of the Register of Deeds office cannot perform title/record searches for the public, but are happy to assist by showing you where the books and plat records are and explaining how to use them to find the information you need.

The Register of Deeds Does: 

  • File, index and record deeds, mortgages, plats, state and federal tax liens, uniform commercial codes, mechanic's liens and other miscellaneous documents pertaining to real property.
  • Collect state mandated recording fees on all documents. See fee schedule below.
  • Assist the general public in obtaining copies of deeds, mortgages, plats, .tax liens, uniform commercial codes or other recorded documents at the rate of $0.50 per page.
  • Provide certified true copies of recorded documents at the rate of $1.00 per document plus copy charge.Offer onsite information and instructions on how to use computers, copy machines, record books and microfilm.Give very limited information over telephone.
  • Provide access to other county offices via networked computers (use with limited office assistance).
  • Provides South Carolina Archives a microfilmed duplicate of all records for security as required by law.

 The Register of Deeds Does Not

  • Perform title searches or extensive record or lien searches.
  • Give legal advice, refer or make legal recommendations of any kind.
  • Prepare deeds or execute legal documents.  (Witness or notarize documents)
  • Report information to credit bureaus or other agencies.
  • Check taxes, Clerk of Court records, delinquent taxes, Probate Court records or any other office's records in county.

 

RECORDING FEES AUGUST 1, 2019  
   
$10.00 RECORDING FEE DOCUMENT TYPE $10.00 RECORDING FEE DOCUMENT TYPE
AFFIDAVIT EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
AMENDMENT TO MORTGAGE ($7.00 PER EACH ADDITONAL REFERENCE) EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PARTIAL RELEASE
ARTICLE OF AMENDMENT EMPLOYMENT SECURITY RELEASE
ARTICLE OF INCORPORATION FEDERAL JUDGEMENT
ARTICLE OF MERGER FEDERALJUDGEMENT AMENDMENT
ARTICLE OF ORGANIZATION FEDERAL JUDGEMENT RELEASE
ASSIGNMENT OF MECHANICS LIEN FEDERAL LIEN
ASSIGNMENT OF LEASES AND/OR RENTS FEDERAL LIEN PARTIAL RELEASE
ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNMENT OF LEASES AND/OR RENTS FEDERAL LIEN RELEASE
ASSIGNMENT OF MORTGAGE ($7.00 PER EACH ADDITIONAL REFERENCE) FEDERAL REVOCATION OF RELEASE
ASSUMPTION AGREEMENT ($7.00 PER EACH ADDITIONAL REFERENCE) FEDERAL SUBORDINATION
BANKRUPTCY DISCHARGE FEDERAL WITHDRAWAL
BANKRUPTCY DISMISSAL SC STATE TAX LIEN
BANKRUPTCY NOTICE SC STATE TAX LIEN PARTIAL RELEASE
CERTIFICATE SC STATE TAX LIEN SATISFACTION
CERTIFIED COPY WORKMANS COMP LIEN
CHARTER WORKMANS COMP LIEN PARTIAL RELEASE
COURT ORDER (NO CHARGE IF SENT FROM CLERK OF COURT) WORKMANS COMP LIEN RELEASE
CONSERVATORSHIP AIRPLANE LIEN
DEATH CERTIFICATE AIRPLANE LIEN SATISFACTION
DECLARATION CHILD SUPPORT LIEN
DISSOLUTION CHILD SUPPORT LIEN RELEASE
EXTENSION OF MORTGAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION LIEN RELEASE OR SATISFACTION
FICTITIOUS NAME (DBA) VACATION TIME SHARE LIEN FORECLOSURE NOTICE
FIDUCIARY LETTER  
MECHANICS LIEN AFFIDAVIT  
MECHANICS LIEN AMENDMENT  
MECHANICS LIEN BOND  
MECHANICS LIEN RELEASE OR SATISFACTION  
MEMORANDUM  
MEMORANDUM OF TRUST  
MORTGAGE AMENDMENT ($7.00 PER EACH ADDITIONAL REFERENCE)  
MODIFICATION OF MORTGAGE ($7.00 PER EACH ADDITIONAL REFERENCE)  
MORTGAGE ASSUMPTION  
NOTICE  
NOTICE OF METER CONSERVATION CHARGE  
PARTIAL RELEASE OF MECHANICS UEN  
PARTIAL RELEASE OF MORTGAGE ($7.00 PER EACH ADDITIONAL REFERENCE)  
POWER OF ATTORNEY AGENT RESIGNATION  
RELEASE OF LIEN .
RELEASE OF MECHANICS LIEN  
RELEASE OF MORTGAGE  
RELEASE OF PLEDGE OF REAL ESTATE  
RESCISSION OF MORTGAGE SATISFACTION  
RESOLUTION  
REVOCATION OF POWER OF ATTORNEY (NO CHARGE WITH COMBAT DEPLOYMENT ORDERS)  
SATISFACTION OF MORTGAGE  
   
TRADE NAME  
VACATION TIME SHARE DEED  
   
RECORDING FEES AUGUST 1, 2019  
   
$25.00 RECORDING FEE DOCUMENT TYPE $25.00 RECORDING FEE DOCUMENT TYPE
AGREEMENT SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE
AMENDMENT TERMINATION
AMENDMENT TO LEASE UCC MORTGAGE
ANNEXATION AGREEMENT UCC AGREEMENT
ASSIGNMENT OF CONTRACT OF SALE OR BOND FOR TITLE UCC AMENDMENT
ASSIGNMENT OF EASEMENT UCC ASSIGNMENT
ASSIGNMENT OF LEASE UCC CONTINUATION
BILL OF SALE UCC PARTIAL RELEASE
BOND FOR TITLE UCC SUBORDINATION
BYLAWS UCC TERMINATION
CANCELLATION (EFFECTS TITLE; DOES NOT EFFECT A LIEN) WAIVER
CANCELLATION OF CONTRACT OF SALE OR BOND FOR TITLE  
CONDEMNATION ORDER  
CONSENT ORDER  
CONTRACT OF SALE  
CONSERVATION EASEMENT  
EASEMENT OR EASEMENT WITH CONSIDERATION  
ESTOPPEL AGREEMENT  
HEALTHCARE POWER OF ATTORNEY  
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION LIEN  
LAND SALE INSTALLMENT CONTRACT  
LEASE  
MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT  
MANUFACTURED HOME AFFIDAVIT RETIREMENT CERT  
MANUFACTURED HOME LIEN AFFIDAVIT  
MANUFACTURED HOME LIEN SATISFACTION  
MANUFACTURED HOME SEVERANCE AFFIDAVIT  
MASTER DEVELOPMENT (NOT A CONVEYANCE)  
MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENT  
MORTGAGE  
MORTGAGE AGREEMENT  
NOTICE OF LIEN  
NOTICE OF MECHANICS LIEN  
NOTICE OF SEIZURE  
OPTION  
ORDER  
OWNER BUILDER DISCLOSURE STATEMENT  
PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT  
PERFORMANCE BOND  
PLAT (ANY SIZE)  
PLEDGE OF REAL ESTATE FOR SURETY BOND  
POWER OF ATTORNEY  
RELEASE OF RIGHT OF WAY  
RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS  
RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS CANCELLATION, RELEASE OR TERMINATION  
RIGHT OF WAY  
SUBORDINATE MORTGAGE  
   
   
   
RECORDING FEES AUGUST 1, 2019  
   
$15.00 RECORDING FEE DOCUMENT TYPE N0 FEE FOR RECORDING DOCUMENT TYPE
DEED COURT ORDER (IF SENT FROM CLERK OF COURT)
NOTICE OF PROJECT COMMENCEMENT MENTAL HEALTH LIEN
TIMBER CONTRACT, DEED OR SALE MENTAL HEALTH LIEN SATISFACTION
  MILITARY DISCHARGE
  POWER OF ATTORNEY (IF DEPLOYMENT ORDERS TO
  "COMBAT ZONE" ARE PRESENTED)
  REVOCATION OF POWER OF ATTORNEY (IF ORIGINAL FEE
  WAS WAIVED FOR DEPLOYMENT TO "COMBAT ZONE")

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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