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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

Deputy Examiner
    Kimberly Literovich
    Blethen, Gage & Krause
    100 Warren St., Ste. 400
    Phone:  (507) 345-1166

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

Real Estate Recordings Division

Blue Earth County Historic Courthouse
204 S. 5th St.
P.O. Box 3567
Mankato, MN 56002

Ph: (507) 304-4251
Fx: (507) 304-4075