(1) correctly record, as required by law, within a reasonable time after delivery,
any instrument authorized or required to be recorded in that clerk's office that is
proved, acknowledged, or sworn to according to law;
(2) give a receipt, as required by law, for an instrument delivered for recording;
(3) record instruments relating to the same property in the order the instruments
are filed; and
(4) provide and keep in the clerk's office the indexes required by law.
(b) A county clerk who violates a provision of this section and the sureties on the
clerk's bond are liable for damages and, on motion in district court and after three
days' notice to the clerk, for a civil penalty of not more than $500, half of which
is payable to the county and half to the person who files the motion.
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