Register of Deeds
OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS
Real estate-related instruments that affect title to approximately 300,000 parcels of land located in Milwaukee County are recorded here
The following documents and services are available through the Register of Deeds:
In addition, the Office of the Register of Deeds records, scans and compiles an index of real estate documents, corporation papers and military discharges; records informal probate instruments; files and keeps an index of financing statements; collects the real estate transfer tax; and performs such other functions as provided, pursuant to Sections 59.51, 69.23 and other pertinent sections of the Wisconsin Statutes.
Mission Statement: The mission of the Milwaukee County Register of Deeds Office is to provide timely, secure, accurate, archival accessible and cost-effective record systems and services that are delivered in a prompt and courteous manner.
Register of Deeds: John La Fave
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday
Office Address: 901 N. 9th Street, Courthouse Room 103, Milwaukee WI 53233-1458
Office Email: ROD@milwaukeecountywi.gov
Office Phone: 414-278-4021 Office Fax: 414-223-1257