PROF. JOSEPH HOPKINS
Chippewa County - Melanie K McManus
711 N Bridge St
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Office hours: Mon 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Melanie was elected as Chippewa County Register of Deeds in November 2020 and took office in January 2021. Melanie has 28 years of real estate experience, working locally as a title examiner, closing agent, legal assistant, and deputy register of deeds. She graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College with an Associate Degree in Paralegal. In her free time, Melanie enjoys outdoor activities including riding motorcycle with her partner, Jerome.
The staff in the Chippewa County Register of Deeds office is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service. Our office employs two full time deputies and one part-time deputy, in addition to the Register.
Our office takes great pride in recording/e-Recording all real estate documents in a timely manner. We offer online searching for real estate records 24 hours a day, seven days a week with two different programs available via our website, Laredo and Tapestry. To protect against property and mortgage fraud, the Chippewa County Register of Deeds Office provides Property Fraud Alert, a notification service to alert the homeowner of possible fraud. We are diligently working to add documents to our real estate records database and currently have documents scanned/indexed back to 1956 with all plats and CSM’s back to the 1850’s.
As of January 3, 2017 you can obtain most vital records statewide including birth, marriage, death and divorce certificates. Please see our website for dates of availability. We have a link on our website to Official Records Online and VitalChek to order your vital record online with a credit card. You can come in person to the office as well. Military Discharge papers are filed for confidential safe keeping.
Genealogists are welcome from 800 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointments are needed.