Rockingham County, NH
Cathy Ann Stacey, Register
Becky Burns, Deputy Register
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P.O. Box 896 (UPS, FED EX & Directions)
Kingston, NH 03848 10 Route 125
Brentwood, NH 03833
Tel. (603)642-5526| Fax (603)642-5930
Office hours – Monday through Friday8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Recording Line Closes at 3:30 pm
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Effective March 1, 2007
RSA 478:4-b Records, Social Security Numbers and Financial Information.
Pursuant to RSA 478:4-b I. The preparer of a document shall not include an individual’s social security number, credit card number, or deposit account numbers in a document that is prepared and presented for recording in the office of the register of deeds. This paragraph shall not apply to state or federal tax liens, certified copies of death certificates, and other documents required by law to contain such information that are filed or recorded in the office of the register of deeds. For the purpose of this section, “preparer” shall mean the person who drafts the documents that are recorded with the register of deeds. Preparer shall not include any person who hires, requires, refers, pays or requests that the documents be drafted or recorded.
II. If a deed or instrument that includes an individual’s social security number, credit card number, or deposit account numbers, was filed with the register of deeds and is available on the Internet, the individual may request that the register of deeds redact such information from the Internet record. The register of deeds shall establish a procedure by which individuals may request such information be redacted from its files which are available on the Internet. Upon request, the information shall be redacted.
III. The register of deeds shall comply with an individual’s request to redact his or her social security number, credit card number, or deposit account numbers within 5 business days of the receipt of the request, or sooner, if ordered to do so by a court, for good cause shown.
Request forms are available at the Rockingham County Registry of Deeds office and the internet website. Completed request forms may be delivered to the Registry of Deeds office in person or by mail or fax.
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