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From the Desk of Stacy M. Butterfield

Aug 17

Guardianship 101

Posted on August 17, 2021 at 4:20 PM by Hayley Phillips

From attention-grabbing headlines to high-profile celebrity cases, guardianship cases are a hot topic these days. You might be wondering “what is a guardianship case?”

In Polk County, the Clerk’s office plays an important role in guardianship cases – from handling the court filings to protecting the assets and wellbeing of wards in guardianship arrangements.

Whether you’re following the #FreeBritney movement or simply want to learn more about this hot topic, we’re here to give you a crash course on Guardianship 101.

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Jul 15

Four Ways to Avoid Overpaying for Copies of Your Deeds and Other Public Records

Posted on July 15, 2021 at 10:47 AM by Hayley Phillips

The housing market is hot, and Polk County is no exception. That also means that companies are looking to cash in by targeting recent homebuyers. If your deed or other official record is recorded in Polk County, the Polk County Clerk’s office is here to help you get the information you need. Here are four tips to avoid overpaying for copies of your records:

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Jul 14

Three Ways the Polk County Clerk's Office Helps Make Your Wedding Easier

Posted on July 14, 2021 at 10:27 AM by Hayley Phillips

The Polk County Clerk & Comptroller oversees the application and recording of marriage licenses in Polk County, and can also perform courthouse wedding ceremonies.

Playing such a big role in your big day is a job we take seriously. That’s why our office is here to help you save time, save money, and make your wedding easier.

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