Examiner of Titles

The Registrar of Titles works closely with the Examiner of Titles.  The Examiner of Titles is an attorney appointed by the judges of the District Court to act as an advisor to the Registrar of Titles, pursuant to Minnesota Statute 508.12.

The Examiner of Titles assists the district court by examining titles and petitions, issuing reports and conducting hearings in court cases involving the registration of land titles and in court cases involving problems or disputes with land which has been previously recorded.

Chapter 508 of Minnesota Statutes provides that certain instruments may not be accepted for filing by the Registrar unless certified by the Examiner (or Deputy Examiner) or pursuant to a Court Order. 

George MacDonald
Examiner of Titles
215 Highway 55 E., Suite 202
Buffalo, MN  55313-5901
Phone: 763.682.1343

Announcement 2022:  

David Meyers, Attorney has been appointed by the judges of the District Court to serve as our Deputy Examiner of Titles.  David will serve as a backup when George is not available. 

David Meyers Phone:  320.656.3512