Unless expressly required by law, a person preparing or filing a document for recordation or filing in the official records, may not include:
- Social Security Number
- Driver's License and/or State Identification
- Checking or Savings Account
- Credit Card, or Debit Card Number, or PIN code
Rights of the Individual
An individual has the right to request a register of deeds or clerk of court remove any/all of the above from an image or copy of an official record placed on a public website used by a register of deeds or clerk of court to display public records.
The request must be in writing and delivered by mail, fax, email, or in person, to the register of deeds or clerk of court.
The request must specify the official record and the page number that contains the personally identifiable information to be redacted.
There is no fee for the redaction pursuant to request.