April 20, 2018     
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NOTICE CONCERNING PERSONAL INFORMATION IN
OFFICIAL RECORDS

    On or after October 1, 2002, any person preparing or filing a record for recordation in the official records may not not include a social security number or a bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document unless required by law.

    Any person has a right to request the Clerk remove his or her social security number from an image or copy of an official record placed on the Clerk's publicly available Internet website or otherwise made electronically available to the general public. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission, or delivered in person, to the county recorder. The request must specify the identification page number that contains the social security number to be redacted. A fee may not be charged for the redaction of a social security number pursuant to such request.

    Forms to request removal of this information are available at Official Records or on the Clerk's Official Records webpage.