The Register of Deeds office acts as a recording office only. North Carolina General Statutes specifically prohibit the Register of Deeds or the staff from practicing law. We are unable to supply legal forms, provide instructions on drafting or completing forms, or answer questions regarding the legal consequences of instruments filed. We advise you to consult an attorney it you have any legal questions.
The Register of Deeds land records system is name‐based. To search for a property by address, Please contact the tax assessor's office at 704-283‐3746.
Deed name changes require the submittal of a new deed to the Register of Deeds office. We suggest that you consult an attorney unless you are familiar with creating legal documents.
The deed look‐up site is ONLY for deeds and plats. No mortgage information is available online.
Contact the Clerk of Court's office in the courthouse at (704) 698‐3100.
Crystal D. Gilliard
Register of Deeds
P. O. Box 248
Monroe, NC 28111
The Register of Deeds office provides a standardized, permanent record of real estate ownership and transfers in Union County. Our office records deeds, deeds of trust, cancellations, plats, assumed names, powers of attorney and other miscellaneous documents related to real estate. Our office also records and issues birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, marriage licenses, military discharges, and maintains the records of notary public commissions.