Deeds

Records that document evidence of ownership of property. These records contain original documents that record names and addressees of grantor and grantee, description of property, date property was transferred to grantor, cross-referenced volume and page number of Superior Court Clerk's plat books, and signatures confirming transaction.

Category

Finance

Maintainer

Finance Division

Retention Period

Retain for eleven years after the year in which the property was sold or transferred

Citation

O.C.G.A. 9-3-51

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008