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Register of Deeds:

Carol Johnson

Staff:

Deputy ROD
Judy Srp

Clerical Aide
Gwen Coss

Location:

311 Miner Ave E.
Suite 132N
Ladysmith, WI 54848

Office Hours:

8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday *Closed Holidays

Telephone:

(715) 532-2139

Fax:

(715) 532-2194

Email:

carol@ruskcountywi.us

Register of Deeds

Welcome to the Rusk County Register of Deeds Website.

We are here to serve you.

Please contact our office at 715-532-2139 with any questions. Thank You.


Statewide Issuance:  With the new statewide issuance law now in effect, if the vital record you are requesting falls within the dates listed below you can obtain the copies from any Register of Deeds office in the State of Wisconsin. Records available for statewide issuance:

Birth Certificates – from 10/1/1907 to present
Death Certificates – from 9/1/2013 to present
Marriage Certificates – 6/2/2015 to present
Divorce Certificates – 1/1/2016 to present
Tribal Marriage or Divorce – 1/1/2016 to present

***FOR OFFICE WALK INS: Due to the change in how our office now obtains vital records, it may take 15 to 20 minutes to receive a copy of the requested record in person.


Online Ordering of Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates


 Online Ordering of Documents

Document-Indexing-scaled


 

DILHR Agent: Our office serves as a DILHR agent for validating weatherization documents, without any charge.

“FEW THINGS MUST LAST AS LONG AS COUNTY RECORDS”
The Register of Deeds is a constitutional officer elected by the County electorate.

Mission Statement

To provide and protect the integrity of the official county repository for:

  • Real estate records (deeds, land contracts, mortgages, etc.)
  • Real property related financing statements.
  • Vital records (birth, death, marriage, domestic partnership and military discharges.

To provide safe archival storage and convenient access to these public records.

To implement statutory changes, system modernization, program and procedure
evaluation and staff development to assure a high level of timely service for our
citizen-customers

OUR RECORDS GO BACK AS FAR AS 1863.