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Recorder of Deeds  
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These forms are being provided as a courtesy for use in the Lake County Recorder’s Office. It is strongly recommended that you obtain legal counsel from your attorney prior to taking final action with these forms - as changes in ownership may have tax, inheritance and other legal ramifications.

Please note that the Lake County Recorder’s Office cannot provide legal advice to assist you in completing these forms.

Print out the form and complete it. Submit the form with the appropriate  recording fee payable to the Lake County Recorder. Recordings can be submitted in person to the Recorder's Office in the County Building or mailed to the Lake County Recorder, 18 N County St., Waukegan, IL 60085-4358. For further clarification please call 847.377.2575.

Contact Information

Mary Ellen Vanderventer
Lake County Recorder of Deeds
18 N County St - 6th Floor
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 847.377.2575
Fax: 847.984.5860

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm