Thursday, December 14, 2017

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 Effective January, 2015 - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Dear Filing Customers,

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

KSA 28-115 and KSA 79-310

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 Tax will be calculated at .0010 % during the calendar year of 2017 and at .0005% during the calendar year of 2018.

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 new 2017 Fees schedule and/or the required affidavit page may be acquired by contacting this office.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

Announcement - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Geary County Register of Deeds Office will be CLOSED

on the following Holidays during 2017 and 2018:


Columbus Day --- Monday, October 9

Veteran's Day --- Friday, November 10

Thanksgiving Holidays --- Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24

Christmas Holidays --- Monday and Tuesday, December 25 and 26


New Year's Day --- Monday, January 1,

Martin Luther King Day --- Monday, January 15

President's Day --- Monday, February 19

Memorial Day --- Monday, May 28

Independence Day --- Friday, July 4

Labor Day --- Monday, September 3

Columbus Day --- Monday, October 8

Veteran's Day --- Tuesday, November 12

Thanksgiving Holidays --- Thursday-Friday, November 22 & 23

Christmas Holiday --- Friday, December 24 & Monday, December 25


Geary County may observe the New Year Holiday

and may be CLOSED on

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

Kansas Sales Validation Questionnaires - 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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