How can I find out whether a property is abstract or torrens?

See the attached listings.

Abstract/Torrens Listing for Platted Property (PDF) or Unplatted Torrens Property (PDF).

Examples:

  • Platted Property has a lot number, block number and plat name, such as: Lot 1, Block 2, Park Lawn.
  • Unplatted Property is described by section number, township number, range number and either by government lot or by forty, such as:
    • East 230 feet of Government Lot 3, Section 5, Township 140, Range 29 or that part of the NE¼ SW¼, 8-136-30 lying west of County Road Number 5

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1. How do I obtain a copy of my deed?
2. Will the Recorder/Registrar's Office help me fill out my forms?
3. Where are real estate forms available?
4. How can I search a property?
5. What methods can I use for a search?
6. How do I homestead?
7. How do I figure deed tax or mortgage registration tax?
8. How can I find out whether a property is abstract or torrens?