The Research Department is for the general public in researching the property records that are kept on file in the Clerk's office. All property transactions, mineral leases, separation and divorce judgments, chattel records, UCC filings, subdivision maps and any other recordings are accessible through a written index and on computer. The Research Department employs some of the latest technology available from the moment of recordation - either in original form, microfilm, and electronic imaging. Real estate agents, surveyors, appraisers, abstractors, and attorneys are encouraged to come in and use these facilities and the employees assistance. The Research Department prides itself on fast, friendly, and efficient service to any and all who may find need to visit this office.