No, you do not need to be present. Deeds can be sent through the mail or brought to our office. The requirements to record a document are as follows:
•Must be the original document. Photo copies are not accepted.
•Must meet recording requirements. (You can find these requirements here - Recording Requirements | Roscommon County, MI )
•Must include the correct recording fees. (See fee info here - Register of Deeds | Roscommon County, MI )