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Land Fraud Prevention

Nora Dietzel, Boone County Recorder of Deeds, has prepared a 15-minute presentation to inform the County about the free Deed Notification Service. Mrs. Dietzel is offering to give this presentation to civic and professional groups, senior homes, and employee groups, to outline the importance of protection from land fraud. Deed Notification is a proactive way to protect your loved ones from being victimized by scams and land fraud. To schedule a presentation, contact the Recorder of Deeds’ office at 573-886-4360 or email at

A county-wide elected office with a four year term, the Recorder's position is held by Nora Dietzel. Ms. Dietzel took office January 1, 2015.

The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for making record of documents primarily in real estate and the issuance of marriage licenses. In addition, Uniform Commercial Code, Military Discharge Papers, tax liens and miscellaneous documents may be recorded upon request and in compliance with statutes.

Records in this office provide data about real estate transactions in a historical perspective. Deeds, deeds of trust, releases, easements, surveys, plats, restrictions, cemetery deeds, wills, road right of ways, articles of incorporation, patents, affidavits and marriage license information make up an example of the documents.

Boone County’s website allows records to be searched online for Real Estate, Marriage, Uniform Commercial Code, and Tax Liens databases. Images of recorded documents are also available in some instances.