Property Watch

From Decatur County Recorder Dottie Robbins

Property fraud in Indiana has become more prevalent in recent years. If you are
concerned about the rise in property fraud, you may want to take advantage of a system
that has long been available to the citizens of Decatur County.
The Decatur County Recorder’s office has partnered with Doxpop, LLC to provide
document images and index information to the public via the Internet without using
taxpayer funding. As a part of that partnership, Doxpop also provides a Property
Watch service that will notify you if any document is recorded that references
your name or any parcels you own.
Early notification and follow-up when an unexpected document is filed provides property
owners with a powerful tool to ruin the plans of fraudsters. However, fraud is not the
only reason to use the property watch service. The most frequent reason for
notifications is that a legitimate document has been filed. Knowing quickly when any
document is filed pertaining to you, or your property can help you avoid unpleasant
This service costs nothing to use, and free support via phone or email is provided
during regular business hours. Signing up typically takes less than 5 minutes, so there
is no reason not to take advantage of this powerful tool.
Any person may sign up at to set a watch on their property
and name. Participants are notified via email any time a document is filed that
references the watched property or name. If you have concerns about the document
that you have been notified of, you may then follow up with the Recorder’s office.
Residents of Decatur County who do not have Internet or email access may register in
person at the Recorder’s office. If you have any questions about this service, or require
assistance with registration, you may contact your Decatur County Recorder’s office at
812-663-4681, or call Doxpop at 866-369-7671. We are happy to help!

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