Cheryl Cochran-Wilson - Circuit Clerk & Ex-Officio Recorder


101 North Washington,

Room 201

El Dorado, Arkansas 71730-5661


Phone: (870) 864-1940


Office Hours:

M-F (8:00 am - 4:30 pm)


Closed Federal/State Holidays with the exception of Columbus Day



Cheryl Cochran-Wilson

Circuit Clerk & Ex-Officio Recorder

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Circuit Judges

Hamilton H. Singleton 1st Division

Ouachita County Courthouse

145 Jefferson SW, PO Box 763

Camden, AR 71701-0763

Phone: (870) 837-2272

Mary Thomason 2nd Division

Union County Courthouse

101 N. Washington, Suite 303

El Dorado, AR 71730

Phone: (870) 864-1937


Edwin A. Keaton 3rd Division

Ouachita County Courthouse

109 Goodgame St.

P.O. Box 524

Camden, AR 71701-0524

Phone: (870) 231-9145


Robin J. Carroll 4th Division

Union County Courthouse

101 N. Washington, Suite 203

El Dorado, AR 71730

Phone: (870) 864-1947


David W. Talley, Jr., 5th Division

407 N. Washington,

P.O. Box 785

Magnolia, AR 71754-0785

Phone: (870) 234-5760


Spencer Singleton 6th Division

Union County Courthouse

101 N. Washington, Suite 205

El Dorado, AR 71730

Phone: (870) 864-1968


The Union County Circuit Clerk is accepting documents for e-flex lite filing.  As of 3/21/2021 we accept non-monetary filings only through the e-filing "Lite" program.


Court Fees:


Court Cases


New - $165.00

Reopening - $50.00

Summons/Subpoenas - $2.50

Writs/Executions - $20.00

Judgments/LisPendens – $15.00 – First Page - $5.00 Each Additional Page


Recording Instruments:


Recording Fees:


Recording deeds, deeds of trust, mortgages, release deeds, powers of attorney, plats, survey plats, notary bonds, foreign judgments, writs of execution, writs of garnishment, materialmen’s liens, and other recordable documents,


$15.00 for one (1) page, one (1) side only, and

 $5.00 for each additional page.

For recording mortgage assignments, mortgages releases, and other instruments when multiple instruments are listed in a single document, an addition fee of $15.00 per instrument listed not to exceed $300.00 shall be charged.

 $8.00 for filing or recording a certificate of assessment.


If the recorder waives the requirements of the Arkansas Formatting Standards for good cause, the instrument may be recorded for an additional fee of $25.00.


Copies - $. 50 per page

 Certified - $5.00

 Authenticated - $15.00


Recording Standards:






Paper Size – 8 1/2" x 11"

 Margins: 2 1/2" margin at top of first page, at least 1/2" margin on sides and bottoms of all other pages.


First Page Content –

Top right of the first page reserved for the recorder for the file mark and recording information. The first page must contain the following information:

i.Title of document

ii.Name of Grantor and Grantee


All documents shall be acknowledged in accordance with Section 16-47-207.

All documents must be legible to be accepted.






The name and address of the person who, and the governmental agency, if any, which prepared the instrument must appear on the first page; the name is either printed, typewritten, stamped in a legible manner.







Fees for recording must be tendered before document is recorded.







The following statement must be stamped thereon or attached thereon, in a manner which will cause it to be recorded as a part of the instrument:


"I certify under penalty of false swearing that documentary stamps or a documentary symbol in the legally correct amount has been placed on this instrument."


Grantee or Agent for Grantee must sign statement.


Documentary Stamps are available at the Arkansas State Revenue Office and must be placed on the document and must be legible. Documentary Stamps are $3.30 per thousand dollars as pertains to the purchase price of the property.


 For the property tax affidavit compliance form that is required by all property transfers, please go to the following link:




Electronic Document Recording Services


Union County is electronically recording (eRecording) land records. Documents that originate on paper, such as loan closing documents, are scanned and placed into their proper recording order.  When fully integrated, the electronic document recording process takes only seconds.




Advantages of eRecording with Union County:


- Reduced labor, materials, postage and courier costs

- Shortened time gap to recordation

- Fewer document errors and rejections

- Elimination of payment errors on county fees

- Increased security when sending and receiving documents

- Improved tracking and filing of documents

- Reduced consumption of fuel, electricity, and paper

- How to get started


Union County accepts documents from:


Corporation Service Company (CSC) e Recording Solutions at


Simplifile  eRecording at


eRecording Partners Network (ePN) at




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