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Public Trustee

Foreclosure Forms and Fees

Purchase agreement document for filling and signing on desk


All monies payable to the Public Trustee at any foreclosure sale under the provisions of this article or upon redemption or cure shall be in the form of:

Cashier’s and Teller’s checks must be made payable to the Douglas County Public Trustee or endorsed to the Public Trustee and must also be issued by a federally or state-chartered financial institution.

Certified funds are not required to pay these individuals fees.

Release Fees

$15     Public Trustee Fee for a Release

$13     Recording Fee One Page  /  Each additional page  $5

Total for a one page release = $28     Total for a two page release = $33

Foreclosure Deposit

$710 To be applied to Fees and Expenses

Foreclosure Fees

$150 Public Trustee Administration Fee for amounts under $480,000

1/32 of 1% For amounts over $480,000 (original principal balance of outstanding principal balance of Promissory Note – whichever is less)

$13  Total fee to record Notice of Election and Demand (one-page)

Bankruptcy Foreclosure Fees

Reinstatement after Bankruptcy Stay Lifted

No Charge if all publications have been completed

$75 if all publications have NOT been completed

$50 Resale when sale held in violation of bankruptcy stay


Withdrawal Fees

$35 Withdrawal of Notice of Election and Demand

$13  Recording Withdrawals (one page)

$48  Total fee for one-page withdrawn Notice of Election and Demand

Redemption Fees

$50  Accepting Intent to Redeem from Lienor

$30  Executing Certificate of Redemption

$13  Recording a Certificate of Redemption (one page)

$43  total Fee for a one page Certificate of Redemption Confirmation

Deed Fees

$30  Executing Confirmation Deed

$13  Recording a Deed (one page)

$43  Total fee for a one page Confirmation Deed

  1. A foreclosure is deemed open when the Notice of Election and Demand is recorded and the fee is collectible at that time.
  2. Other fees may also apply
  3. If more than one page is to be recorded the charge if $5.00 for each additional page.

Clerk and Recorder Fees

$13 for First Page up to Legal Size   $5 for each additional page

Visit Recording Fees for additional information