The Cape May County Clerk's Office records or files more than 165 different types of documents, most of which are related to real property transactions in the county.
Always consult a licensed New Jersey attorney whenever you are contemplating the recording of a document which affects real property ownership. The Cape May County Clerk's Office may not provide legal advice or prepare legal documents.
The Constitutional Officers of New Jersey offers a comprehensive recording manual entitled "The Recorders Document Reference Manual." The manual lists recording requirements including statutory references, New Jersey Realty Transfer Tax calculations, recording fees, explanation of acknowledgments and a glossary of terms.