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CCRD Releases Annual Report for 2015

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INSIDE: BIG WINS FOR 2015 CCRD now accepts deeds by electronic submission Independent & internal Shakman compliance monitor hired All employees trained on new Policy Manual CCRD tops 170 counties in Fraud Alert signups All important resources translated into Spanish & posted on website Staff worked to reduce FY16 budget by $1.2 million over FY […]

CCRD Releases Annual Report for 2013

In the spirit of transparency and open government, Recorder of Deeds Karen A. Yarbrough released her first Annual Report since taking office just over one year ago. This follows a Transition Report and last year’s 100 Day Report. Though CCRD has a “Statement of Purpose” that outlines our duties and mission, Recorder Yarbrough likes to […]

Recorder Yarbrough’s New Anti-Fraud Law Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin recently featured a front-page story on Recorder Karen Yarbrough’s Public Act 98-0099 (HB 2832). Some key excerpts from the article “House Bills 2832 and 2905 establish an expedited review process for fraudulent liens and make it a Class 4 felony to knowingly file one, respectively. The bills were initiatives of […]