Abstract / Torrens

About Abstracts & Torrens


An abstract of title is a written history of all the recorded documents and proceedings related to a specific property. An Abstract Company will research all the recorded records related to a property and prepare a written history.

The Torrens title system is registered land with a Certificate of Title which shows only outstanding encumbrances and is maintained in the Taxpayer Services department - Recorder's office.

Recording Fees


There are fees associated with Abstract and Torrens documents. Please review our Recording Fees page

Examiner of Title
John (Chuck) Peterson
Maschka, Riedy & Ries
201 N. Broad St., Ste. 200
P.O. Box 7
Mankato, MN 56002-0007
Phone: (507) 625-6600
E-Mail: chuck_peterson@mrr-law.com

Deputy Examiner
Kimberly Literovich
Blethen, Gage & Krause
100 Warren St., Ste. 400
Phone: (507) 345-1166
E-Mail: kliterovich@blethenlaw.com

Deputy Examiner
Wade H. Abed II
Knutson + Casey
196 St. Andrews Dr., Ste. 100
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: (507) 344-8888
E-Mail: wade@knutsoncasey.com