Register of Deeds

COVID-19 Update to County Services:

All offices are closed to the public in the Annex Building at 113 W. Front Street, Adrian, MI, which is the temporary location of several County departments including the Register of Deeds.

Office Phone: 517-264-4538

During this temporary closure these services are affected as follows: 

  • The Research Vault for property records prior to 1968 is temporarily unavailable.
  • Property searches are available only online.
  • Accepting recordings electronically and by mail only.
  • Office hours have temporarily changed.


As the Register of Deeds, I'm looking forward to serving you. Our website is designed to help you find the information you need quickly and efficiently.

Our friendly staff in the Register of Deeds office provides a wealth of experience and knowledge.

Property Owner Alert


  1. **Alert to property owners who have received a letter from a commercial service offering a certified copy of a deed**
    The Lenawee County Register of Deeds is aware that several commercial services have sent letters directly to property owners offering to provide certified copies of their deed via mail for as much as $83.00 per deed.
    The same document is available to property owners for as little as $2.00 from the Register of Deeds Office.