FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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FAQs for Both Offices:

What are the office hours for the Blair County Register and Recorder's Office?

How far back are the earliest records?

Can anyone look at the documents recorded in both offices?

Can I obtain information over the phone?

FAQs for the Recorder of Deeds Office:

How can I obtain a copy of my deed?

Can a lost or destroyed deed be replaced?

How do I change my deed?

Are the employees of the Recorder's Office permitted to prepare new deeds?

If a husband or wife dies, how is the name removed from the deed?

FAQs for the Register of Wills Office:

After a person dies, must an estate be opened?

Does the Register of Wills office prepare inheritance tax returns?

How many copies of the inheritance tax return need to be filed?

If additional assets are reported, is there an additional charge?