The Essex County Register’s Office has launched its Public Records Electronic Search System (PRESS) today May 13th. This system allows the public to search documents electronically through the internet at: https://press.essexregister.com/prodpress/index.aspx
Our office will be closing at 12:30pm on December 24 and December 31
Due to computer maintenance/updates, our office will be closing Wednesday, Nov 21, at 12:30pm.
Our e-recording system is currently down until further notice. We are working to resolve the issue and apologize for any inconvenience this may pose.
IMPORTANT RECORDING NOTICE
MANDATORY COVER SHEET – EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2017
Dear Recording Customer:
In compliance with P.L. 2011, c. 217 (N.J.S.A.46:26A-5) our office must require a Cover Sheet with all individual land documents submitted for recording effective Monday, May 1, 2017.
If you submit land documents to our office for recording via U.S. Mail, Express Mail, Courier Service or In-Person Over
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