Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6930 Page: 1 of 3
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the lands, etc.
in b neee thole iso axments V a fill%
in by tkC4e45m an eact 0 asc'mrb eopy
the instrument filed for record, I have advised that
the clerk has the right to collect the regular statu-
tory fee alloyed for the recording of the entire in-
cO COMMJWATIN IS TO Is CONSTRUED AS A OtPARTMENTAL OPrINION UNLeSS APPROVED Y THE ATTORNEY GNRAL OR fIRSl ASsISTAMT
If OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
. Honorable 3. C. Smith
Dear Sirs Opinion oi. O~
Bes the legal the county
Clerk's charging r t a 0a -
t strment h~e of
att cords are pr 4 re-
U .ly blank spaces to
fil ed in fr the deeds of
/f for recordation.
Your letter of ovembe 8, 5, nequestng an opinion
of this department, i uo 4 in rt a follows:
"For the a a e yea th purchasing agent
for Bosque C , vit th appro of the Commis-
sioners' Cou , a bee ha printed sheets for
the deed of t at cords h h are exact duplicates
of the rinted rt of ~ hs of trust used by
The F e Land Ro ton. When one of these
dee o t at are iled r record in the office of
t c clerk, t c k uses this printed form,
y fill in the names, the description of the
cove , d such other blanks as may be neces-
y, nd cha e the regular statutory recording fee
for he nL trument. . .
at re ntly a local representative of The
Federal lBak has contended that the clerk has
no legal right to charge the regular fees allowed
for recording the parts of these instrumental which
the county has had printed, but should only charge
for the parts written in, such as the description of
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6930, text, 1945; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth264207/m1/1/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.