Attention! The Motor Vehicle Department and Recording Department will be closed on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 in order to work in the Election Department. If you have a renewal, you can either drop it in one of our drop boxes or renew online at www.colorado.gov/renewplates. Otherwise, we will be open as usual on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 7:30 am. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Katie Barr, Clerk & RecorderThe County Clerk and Recorder is a Constitutional Officer, elected to a four year term. By law and tradition, the clerk is usually the primary administrative officer in most counties.
The Clerk and Recorder is (1) the ex-officio recorder of deeds, (2) Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, (3) the authorized agent for the State Department of Revenue and is charged with the responsibility of carrying out the state laws relating to motor vehicles, certification of automobile titles and motor vehicle registration and (4) the clerk is Chief Elections Officer for the county. Fremont County Clerk and Recorder records date back to the mid 1880's.
The Clerk has on record real estate titles, deeds of general assignments, documents affecting lands, judgements, and decrees, federal tax liens, recorded general business papers (articles of incorporation), certificates of incorporation, inheritance tax liens and various other documents.
By law, the Clerk is not allowed to do searches on properties. Title and abstract companies must do the searches. (30-10-101)(2.5)(C)
The County Clerk issues and records all marriage licenses allowed by law.
The Clerk records all DD214 service discharge papers for military people, free of charge. Release of military records: information.
Designated Beneficiary information and Designated Beneficiary Agreements can be obtained from Colorado's Designated Beneficiaries Law.
Note: The Clerk and Recorder does not provide forms, you may purchase them at any office supply store.