Polk County Final Payment Affidavit Forms (Florida)

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Final Payment Affidavit

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Included Forms

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

Final Payment Affidavit Form

Final Payment Affidavit Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/8/2024

Final Payment Affidavit Guide

Final Payment Affidavit Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/26/2024

Completed Example of the Final Payment Affidavit

Completed Example of the Final Payment Affidavit

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 12/15/2023

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by or Polk 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.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

After you submit payment you will see a page listing the Polk County forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Polk County Final Payment Affidavit 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.

Can the Final Payment Affidavit 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 Polk County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Polk County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Polk County?

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

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.

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.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

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

Areas Covered by These Final Payment Affidavit Forms:

  • Polk County

Including:

  • Alturas
  • Auburndale
  • Babson Park
  • Bartow
  • Bradley
  • Davenport
  • Dundee
  • Eagle Lake
  • Eaton Park
  • Fort Meade
  • Frostproof
  • Haines City
  • Highland City
  • Homeland
  • Indian Lake Estates
  • Kathleen
  • Kissimmee
  • Lake Alfred
  • Lake Hamilton
  • Lake Wales
  • Lakeland
  • Lakeshore
  • Loughman
  • Mulberry
  • Nalcrest
  • Nichols
  • Polk City
  • River Ranch
  • Waverly
  • Winter Haven

What is the Florida Final Payment Affidavit

Why do I need a contractor's final payment affidavit?

Florida law requires that the contractor's final payment affidavit be presented to the owner when it's time to make the final payment on the project. The affidavit is only required by contractors, so subcontractors and materialmen need not provide any individual documents. The affidavit sets forth the amount of final payment due and affirms that all lienors have been paid in full (except for those specifically listed in the document as remaining unpaid). The affidavit is used in order to prevent the owner from having to pay twice.

If you fail to serve the owner with the final payment affidavit, you forfeit any lien right or right of action against the owner for labor, services, or materials furnished under the direct contract. Note that erroneously including or omitting any information in the affidavit, even if the owner accepts it, does not defeat an otherwise valid lien. Regardless, accuracy matters because the statement is given under oath, and an incorrect affidavit may be used in court to discredit the contractor's claims.

The contractor must execute the affidavit and deliver it to the owner at least 5 days before instituting an action to enforce his or her lien even if the final payment is not due or because the contract is terminated for a reason other than completion. This is required regardless of whether the contractor has any lienors working under him or her.

Filing the affidavit is a necessary precondition in order to eventually secure a mechanics lien on the owner's property to encourage payment. As such, take care when completing the affidavit to ensure everything is accurate when the owner receives it. The owner has the right to rely on the contractor's affidavit in making the final payment for all lienors listed within it.

Each case is unique, so contact an attorney with specific questions or for complex situations.

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Polk 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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