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New Service! Paperless Record Certification with Blockchain

As her final innovation as Recorder of Deeds, Karen A. Yarbrough is announcing that the Cook County Recorder of Deeds will soon offer paperless Certified Digital Files, in addition to certified paper copies. This expansion of service, made possible with the help of Onyx Electronics, will allow customers to obtain a certified copy of an […]

CCRD Releases Blockchain Pilot Final Report

In September of 2016, CCRD announced that it would participate in a Pilot Program to study how blockchain technology could be implemented into current law and practice in Illinois land records, as well as how the state could benefit from this technology. What is blockchain? Simply stated, a blockchain is a distributed database/ledger of chronological, […]