Location & Hours

Main Level Courthouse
Room 109
PO Box 267
414 W Main St
Ellsworth, WI 54011

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm

Document Recording
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 3:30pm
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.6748
Fax: 715.273.6861

Staff Contacts

Register of Deeds
Julie Hines - Ext. 6416

Deputy Register of Deeds
Kate Hanson - Ext. 6419

Office Specialist
Laura Johnson - Ext. 6417





Document Checklist

ü Original documents or certified copies only.
ü Original signatures are required.
ü A notary's authentication and valid commission date is required.
ü Your document format must conform to Wisconsin Act 110; Standard Document format implemented Sept 1, 1996. Requirements include a 3x3 inch blank space in upper right hand corner, minimum 1/2 inch margins at the top of each page, minimum 1/4 inch margins on sides and bottom of first page, white standard weight paper, no hinged pages. Click here for a blank cover sheet.
ü A return name and address must be entered on the document either under the recording area on the right or else on the left within the top 3" of the page.
ü The complete document must be legible and reproducible. Documents will be scanned and then returned to the name and address provided.

ü Name of person drafting document.
ü Documents pertaining to real estate require the complete legal descriptions.
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ü The document must refer to land located in Pierce County.

ü Parcel identification number. The number on the document must be the same number as on the Real Estate Transfer Return. Format ###-#####-####
ü A complete Wisconsin Real Estate Transfer Receipt is required for conveyances.
ü The correct fee. See Register of Deeds Fee Schedule.
ü Multiple mortgage, assignments or satisfactions may not be placed on the same instrument.