Title Plant consists of Abstracts, Indexing, Images & Maps
An abstract plant used as the basis of issuance of title insurance
policies in the State of Texas shall consist of fully indexed records showing all instruments of record affecting land within
the county for a period of at least 25 years immediately prior to the date of search. The indices pertaining to land shall
be arranged in geographic order (i.e.: Lot and Block for subdivided lands, and by Survey or Section Number for acreage tracts).
Miscellaneous alphabetical indices shall be maintained according to name. Said indices, land and miscellaneous, may be stored
in a computer, and as to land, be subject to retrieval by reference to description of the property under search. The records
of the abstract plant shall be maintained to current date, and shall include, but not be limited to, plat or map records,
deeds, deeds of trusts, mortgages, lis pendens, abstracts of judgment, federal tax liens, mechanic’s liens, attachment
liens, divorce actions, wherein real property is involved; probate records; chattel mortgages, attached to realty and financing
statements relating to items which are, or are to become, attached to realty, if available for indexing from the office of
the County Clerk of the county which is covered by said plant. (Texas Title Insurance Basic Manual, Sec IV, Pg. 12, a)
In our title plant we have records dating as far back as early 1800s up through a computerized database to the present
day records. We also have maps available for most of the various abstracts. Many of our records are currently on micro-film.
plant is open to landmen!
Plant use is $50.00 per our with a minimum of 1 hour. Copies of maps are $5.00 a page, and copies of documents are
$1.00 per page.