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Alabama - Marengo County Declaration of Lien Rights Form

All Marengo County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:


Marengo County Declaration of Lien Rights Form Page 1

Declaration of Lien Rights Form - Marengo County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 11/8/2019


Marengo County Declaration of Lien Rights Guide Page 1

Declaration of Lien Rights Guide - Marengo County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 10/25/2019


Marengo County Completed Example of the Declaration of Lien Rights Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Declaration of Lien Rights Document - Marengo County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 11/8/2019


*The Following Alabama and Marengo County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


RT-1

RT-1

This is a required form due at the time of filing. The form, called the "Real Estate Sales Validation Form" and labeled "Form RT-1," is to be signed by the grantor, grantee, owner or agent, and requires, in addition to other basic information, the total purchase price, the actual value, or the assessor's market value of the property.


Non-Resident Withholding Forms

Non-Resident Withholding Forms

The forms included at the end of this package are for non-resident transfers, which include individuals, trusts, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, and unincorporated organizations. The package includes all the information and forms that the State of Alabama requires regarding a non-residence transfer of real property. Forms in package must be printed before filling in. The individual forms are the same as those in the package, but can be filled out before printing.


Alabama Homestead Exemptions

Alabama Homestead Exemptions

H1 Homestead Exemption 1 is available to all citizens of Alabama who own and occupy single-family residences, including manufactured homes, as their primary residences and use their property for no other purposes. The amount of the exemption is $4,000 in assessed value for State taxes and $2,000 in assessed value for County taxes.


Notary Certificates

Notary Certificates

The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates by notaries in the state.


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Areas covered by these Declaration of Lien Rights Forms:

  • Marengo County

Including:

  • Demopolis
  • Dixons Mills
  • Faunsdale
  • Gallion
  • Jefferson
  • Linden
  • Magnolia
  • Myrtlewood
  • Nanafalia
  • Sweet Water
  • Thomaston

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What is the Alabama Declaration of Lien Rights?

Establishing Lien Rights without a Direct Contract in Alabama

In Alabama, laborers, material suppliers, or any other person or firm that furnished work, labor, or material on a piece of property has a valid claim for a lien. Liens of this type are called mechanic's or construction liens. In Alabama, a claimant can claim either a full price or an unpaid balance lien. A full price lien is available to contractors that have contracted directly with the owner for the full price of labor, services, or materials. An unpaid balance lien is available for laborers, subcontractors, or materials suppliers without a direct contract and a lien is limited only to the unpaid balance.

Upon complying with the provisions of Alabama lien law, lien claimants shall have a lien on the building or improvements as well as on the land on which these are situated. Ala. Code Ann. 35-11-210. The lien exists to the extent in ownership of all the right, title, and interest therein of the owner or proprietor, and to the extent in area of the entire lot or parcel of land in a city or town; or, if not in a city or town, of one acre in addition to the land upon which the building or improvement is situated. Id. Further, if employees of the contractor or persons furnishing material to him or her claim a lien, the lien shall extend only to the amount of any unpaid balance due the contractor by the owner or proprietor, and the employees and materialmen shall also have a lien on the unpaid balance. Id.

To preserve the option for lien rights, a potential claimant must notify the owner or responsible party before furnishing any materials for the project. By including prices in the notice, the furnisher of the material shall have a lien for the full price specified, without regard to whether or not the amount of the claim for the material so furnished exceeds the unpaid balance due the contractor. Id. However, if the owner or proprietor or his or her agent objects to the price, this may not be the case. Id.

Unless the owner or proprietor or his or her agent shall notify the furnisher in writing before the material is used, that he or she will not be responsible for the price thereof, the claimant will be entitled to a full price lien. Id.

The notice contains the name of the owner or proprietor as well as the name and address of the contractor or subcontractor and a description of the owner's property. File the completed notice with the local recording office for the county where the property is located.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the advice from an attorney. Please speak with an attorney for questions regarding lien notices or any other issues related to liens in Alabama.

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