On or after October 1, 2002, any person preparing or filing a document for recording in the Official Record may not include a social security number in such document unless required by law.
The Clay County Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office has redacted/removed personal social security numbers from all records accessible through our public web site. We have utilized a software search program to accomplish this task.
Should you find that our software program failed to remove/redact your social security number, then you have the right to request the Clerk/County Recorder redact/remove this information from an image or copy of an Official Record that has been placed on such Clerks/County Recorders publicly available Internet website.
The request must be legibly written, signed, and delivered in person or by mail, facsimile or electronic transmission to the Clerk/County Recorder. The request must specify the identification page number that contains the social security number. No fee is charged for this service.
This website is intended for personal use of the public for informational purposes only. The User is prohibited from reproducing, publishing on-line, selling, reselling, or otherwise disseminating data or information accessed pursuant to this disclaimer agreement, except as permitted by law. Unauthorized attempts to change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under all applicable laws.
While the Clerk has attempted to preserve the accuracy of the on-line version of these records, they are not the official record and should not be relied upon for any type of legal action. Only records that are maintained within the Office of the Clerk shall be considered as official records.
By using this service, the User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Office of the Clerk and anyone involved in storing, retrieving or displaying this information for any damage of any type that may be caused by accessing this information via the Internet.
Information provided through this service should not be seen as constituting a legal service, and the User should still seek independent and professional legal advice.