Lookup Public Records in Kings County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Kings County, California
The Kings County Clerk/Recorder is the custodian of all non-judicial public records and the recorder of real property documents. Other duties of the County Clerk/Recorder’s office include the issuance and registration of Fictitious Business Names, Marriage Licenses, Birth & Death Certificates, Photocopier and Unlawful Detainer License, Notary Bond filings and Oaths, and the licensing of Process Servers and Legal Document Assistants. The types of documents/records that are maintained by the County Clerk/Recorder are established by California law. Once a document is recorded, it becomes a public record. The Clerk/Recorder is also the local commissioner of civil marriages and performs wedding ceremonies. The County Assessor is a constitutionally elected official whose primary responsibility is the discovery, valuation and enrollment of all locally assessable property within Kings County.
Public records can be accessed by either doing a search online or visiting the county recorder’s office in person. To do access accurate information online, it is advisable that you visit the Kings County official website. While on the website, click on the relevant link to access the records that are available. Remember to click on Fee Schedule to view the applicable fee when obtaining public records.
For records that cannot be accessed online, you will have to visit the County Clerk/Recorder’s office in person. You will be required to download and fill out the records request form, which should be submitted when requesting the public records. Copies of recorded documents are available Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The applicable fee is the same as when requesting public records online. Alternatively, you can call the recorder’s office at (559) 582-3211. Though you cannot access public records on phone, it is a sure way to make enquiries regarding how to obtain public records.
Below is the physical address of the Kings County Clerk/Recorder’s office:
Kings County Government Center
1400 W. Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA. 93230
Kings County Clerk/Recorder’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 1400 W Lacey Blvd, Hanford, CA 93230, United States