Saturday, December 07, 2019

Geary County Register of Deeds

 200 E. 8th Street

Junction City, KS 66441

Phone: 785-238-5531 * Fax: 785-762-2642

Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Diane Briestensky-Leonard - Register of Deeds * Teresa K. Mahieu - Deputy Register of Deeds

Welcome to the Register of Deeds Office


FEE CHANGES FOR THE YEAR 2019 - Friday, December 21, 2018

Dear Filing Customers,

As you are aware effective July 2014 the Kansas legislature passed a bill that changes

KSA 28-115 and KSA 79-3102

For KSA 28-115

A new fee schedule for all recordings of deeds, mortgages, and other miscellaneous documents as well as UCC documents.

For KSA 79-3102 and KSA 28-115 (j)

The Mortgage Registration Fee will be calculated at .0005% during the calendar year of 2018 only.

STARTING JANUARY, 2019 there will NO LONGER be a Mortgage Registration Fee collected.

The following filing CAP FEE will continue to apply during 2019: With mortgages where the principal debt or obligation is secured by a mortgage that is $75,000.00 or less per KSA 28-115 (j) there is a $125.00 filing fee cap --- this applies to filing fees only.

To qualify the mortgage must be:

1. Single Family Mortgage on

2. Principal Residence AND

3. Where the principal debt or obligation secured by mortgage is $75,000.00 or less

Geary County is requiring that an affidavit be completed stating these facts and attached to the mortgage for filing. 

A copy of the 2019 Fees Schedule and/or the required affidavit page may be acquired by contacting this office. (The 2018 fee schedule is correct for 2019 with the exception of no longer collecting the mortgage registration fee.)

You can find fees, forms and other applicable links at the Kansas Register of Deeds Association website.

If you have any questions please contact me directly,


Diane Briestensky-Leonard

Geary County Register of Deeds

Phone: 785-238-5531

Fax: 785-762-2642

Holiday Schedule - Friday, December 21, 2018

The Geary County Register of Deeds Office will observe the following Holiday Schedule as approved by the Geary County Commission:

New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 21, 2019 

President's Day - Monday, February 18, 2019

Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2019

Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2019

Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2019

Columbus Day - Monday, October 14, 2019

Veteran's Day - Monday, November 11, 2019 

Thanksgiving Holidays - November 28 and 29, 2019

Christmas Holidays - December 24 and 25, 2019

Kansas Sales Validation Questionnaires: posted on - Wednesday, January 29, 2014

As of September, 2013 The Geary County Register of Deeds office is NOW authorized to accept the 1 part Kansas Sales Validation Questionnaire.  When submitting documents for recording please submit the 1 part Sales Validation Questionnaire when applicable. We will accept the new 3 part questionnaire until supplies are depleted. Click the link to see a list of Kansas Counties authorized to accept the 1 part Sales Validation Questionnaires. Go to to download the 1 part questionnaire.

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