Kern County Assessor-Recorder

Kern County Assessor-Recorder

1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-5 M-F (Except Holidays)    
About the Assessor

1530 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-2 M-F (Except Holidays)    
About the Recorder

1655 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-4:30 M-F (Except Holidays)    

Jon Lifquist Ė Assessor-Recorder

Recorder Frequently Asked Questions

 How do I get to the Recorder's Office?

 Do you supply blank forms for recording documents?

 Do I need an attorney to record a document?

 How can I find out if liens are filed against me?

 I had a lien against me and I paid it off,  but a release doesnít show up in your records. Canít you fix your records?

 There are errors on my credit report involving liens that should not be there.  Can you take it off my credit report?

 I just bought a new house and Iím being solicited at my new address.  Someone told me these solicitors got my name, address, and phone number  from you.
 Can I request that you stop giving that information out?

 I want to see everything affecting my property. Can I see my property file?

 What if a birth, death or marriage was in another county?
 Can I still get the certificate from your office?

 I am adopted. How can I get a copy of my original birth certificate?

 Do you provide marriage licenses?

 Will I ever be able to transact any Recorderís business over the Internet?