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Deeds and Land Records

The Superior Court Clerk's duties include recording all Gwinnett County real estate deeds, plats, condominium floor plans, Uniform Commercial Code Filings, General Execution Docket and Lien filings, Military Discharges, Partnerships and Physicians License, providing an index and images of all documents.

Our records date back to September 26, 1871 when the former records were lost in fire. They are available online at www.gsccca.org.

 

Mailing Address

Gwinnett County Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 2050
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

 

Hours of Operation

Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Counter closes at 4:30 p.m. for recording)

 

Uniform Commercial Code

Only original, National forms are accepted. Acknowledgment copies are mailed to the address provided in block 16 the day of recording. No rush recording provided. No forms provided.

UCC forms available online at www.gsccca.org.

 

Plats

The amendments to Title 15 and 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, known as HB 1004 of the 2016 legislative session, relating to courts and property, provide for the filing of electronic images of maps, plats and plans. Effective January 1, 2017, maps, plats and plans are required to be electronically filed with the Gwinnett County Superior Court Clerk's office.

All plats must be filed electronically at efile.gsccca.org. Register at efile.gsccca.org to begin the eFiling process. For more information regarding eFiling requirements, see www.gsccca.org/learn/efiling-information.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the eFile process, please contact the Gwinnett County Superior Clerk's Deed & Real Estate Office at 770-822-8100 or the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority customer support at 1-800-304-5174 or help@gsccca.org.

 

Bond to Discharge Lien

Bond, Security or Cash, must be double the amount of the lien if commercial property or must state residential. Clerk must approve bond before it is recorded. Authority O.C.G.A 44-14-364

 

Physicians License

Documents are recorded immediately and returned. Authority O.C.G.A. 43-34-36

Applicants should register license in county of residence within 30 days after receiving

 

Materialmen / Laborers Lien

Must be filed within 90 days from the date of completion of work or last day materials were furnished. Authority O.C.G.A. 44-14-361

 

Military Discharges

Documents are recorded immediately and returned. Authority O.C.G.A. 15-6-72

The follwing documents are accepted for recording:

  • Copy 4, DD form 214 issued by United States Government
  • Any copy of DD214 with a raised seal issued by the United States National Personnel Center, or
  • United States Archives form 13038

 

Warranty Deeds

Unless it is a corrective deed, all Warranty Deeds require a PT-61 and payment of transfer tax at time of recording if not exempt. Authority O.C.G.A. 48-6-1; 48-6-2

PT-61's available online at www.gsccca.org. Form must be completed online, printed and submitted with deed at time of recording.

 

Security Deeds

Must be filed within 90 days from date of execution to avoid penalty and interest on intangible tax if the maturity date is more than three years or it is not exempt. Authority O.C.G.A. 48-6-61