Did You Know


  • Having an unpaid tax lien can result in you losing your home through foreclosure.
  • You should check your deed and mortgage index periodically to ensure continuity with official records in the Register’s Office.
  • You should carefully read each line of your property tax bill.
  • You should know the exact location where your original deed is kept.
  • When in doubt, call the Financial Crime “Fraud” Protection Office number: 973-266-7220
  • This Office abides by the Open Public Records Act (OPRA), which is the State’s Statue which governs the public’s access to government records in New Jersey.
  • If you misplaced or lost your original deed, you can purchase your own certified copies from the Register’s Office without the use of a third party.
  • The only certified copy is the one with the raised gold seal.