Florida Constitution - Article V
Pursuant to Article V of the Florida Constitution and Section 28 of the Florida Statutes, the Clerk of the Circuit Court is the official recorder of all instruments that may, by law, be recorded in the county. The Clerk is required to record all instruments in one general series of books called the "Official Records." The Clerk must keep a register in which the names of the parties to the instrument, the kind of instrument, the filing number of the instrument, and the date and time of filing.
As a recorder, the Clerk is responsible for keeping all papers filed in the office with the County's Official Records a variety of instruments such as: deeds, leases, bills of sale, agreements, mortgages, judgments, claims of lien, satisfactions, certificates of discharge, from military service, and any other instrument required or authorized by law to be recorded.
JERALD D. BRYANT
Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
312 NW 3rd Street
Okeechobee, FL. 34972
Office: (863) 763.2131
Monday • Friday
8:30 AM • 5:00 PM