Houston County Acknowledgment of Satisfaction Form (Alabama)

All Houston County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Acknowledgment of Satisfaction Form

Houston County Acknowledgment of Satisfaction Form

Fill in the blank Acknowledgment of Satisfaction form formatted to comply with all Alabama recording and content requirements.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 6/20/2024

Acknowledgment of Satisfaction Guide

Houston County Acknowledgment of Satisfaction Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 4/15/2024

Completed Example of the Acknowledgment of Satisfaction Document

Houston County Completed Example of the Acknowledgment of Satisfaction Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 5/3/2023

When using these Acknowledgment of Satisfaction forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Houston County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Probate Office: Recording

462 N Oates St, 2nd floor / PO Box 6404, Dothan, Alabama 36303 / 36302

Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 M-F

Phone: (334) 677-4723

Local jurisdictions located in Houston County include:

  • Ashford
  • Columbia
  • Cottonwood
  • Cowarts
  • Dothan
  • Gordon
  • Pansey
  • Webb

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Houston County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Houston County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Houston County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Houston County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Acknowledgment of Satisfaction forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Houston County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Houston County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Alabama or Houston County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Houston County Acknowledgment of Satisfaction forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Releasing a Lien with an Alabama Acknowledgment of Satisfaction

When a previously filed lien has been paid off in full or must be released for any other reason, the lien claimant needs to file a document called an "Acknowledgment of Satisfaction. Whenever any such lien has been fully satisfied, the holder thereof must acknowledge satisfaction of the same on the margin of the record in the office of the judge of probate. Ala. Code Ann. 35-11-231(a).

Under the state's lien code, a lien holder is required to file this form or can face penalty for failure to timely file upon the owner's demand. Any holder of such lien, who, after having been fully paid fails for thirty (30) days after demand in writing to so acknowledge satisfaction thereof, shall be liable to any person thereby injured to the amount of such injury, which shall not be less than $200.00. Ala. Code Ann. 35-11-231(b).

An acknowledgment of satisfaction identifies the parties, the property where the improvement or work took place, relevant dates and expenses, and a description of the completed work. File the completed document in the records for the county where the property is situated.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the advice from a licensed attorney. Please contact an attorney for questions regarding acknowledgments of satisfaction or any other issues related to liens in Alabama.

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Houston County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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