Record Title Law and Legal Definition

The term ‘record title’ is used to refer to a title shown on the public record. It refers to a title as it appears in the public records after a deed is properly recorded. It is also termed as title of record or paper title.

The following is an example of a case law defining the term:

The term "record title" clearly means a title officially of record. [Bone v. Dwyer, 89 Cal. App. 535 (Cal. Ct. App. 1928)].