Hampden County Dissolution by Bond Form (Massachusetts)

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

Dissolution by Bond Form

Hampden County Dissolution by Bond Form

Fill in the blank Dissolution by Bond form formatted to comply with all Massachusetts recording and content requirements.
Included Hampden County compliant document last validated/updated 3/8/2024

Dissolution by Bond Guide

Hampden County Dissolution by Bond Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Hampden County compliant document last validated/updated 5/10/2024

Completed Example of the Dissolution by Bond Document

Hampden County Completed Example of the Dissolution by Bond Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Hampden County compliant document last validated/updated 6/24/2024

When using these Dissolution by Bond forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Hampden County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Hampden Registry of Deeds

50 State St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01103

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:30 / Recording until 4:00

Phone: (413) 755-1722

Westfield Satellite Office

59 Court St, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 to 12:00 & 1:00 to 4:00 / Recording Mon, Wed, Fri only

Phone: (413) 755-1722

Local jurisdictions located in Hampden County include:

  • Agawam
  • Blandford
  • Bondsville
  • Brimfield
  • Chester
  • Chicopee
  • East Longmeadow
  • Feeding Hills
  • Granville
  • Hampden
  • Holland
  • Holyoke
  • Indian Orchard
  • Longmeadow
  • Ludlow
  • Monson
  • Palmer
  • Russell
  • Southwick
  • Springfield
  • Thorndike
  • Three Rivers
  • Wales
  • West Springfield
  • Westfield
  • Wilbraham
  • Woronoco

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 Hampden 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 Hampden County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Hampden County?

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

Can the Dissolution by Bond 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 Hampden County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Hampden County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Massachusetts or Hampden 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 Hampden County Dissolution by Bond 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.

Posting a Lien Bond in Massachusetts

Once a lien is placed on real estate, it can cause multiple issues for the owner. For example, since a lien is a type of encumbrance, it appears on the title and might make it difficult to sell or mortgage the property. Often, a lien claimant will agree to dissolve a lien in exchange for the responsible party posting a bond that guarantees performance.

Any person with an interest may dissolve a lien by recording or causing to be recorded in the county registry of deeds where the land lies, a surety bond by a company authorized to do business in Massachusetts, in a penal sum equal to the amount of the lien sought to be dissolved conditioned for the payment of any sum which the claimant may recover on his claim for labor or labor and materials. M.G.L. Ch. 254, 14.

Upon the recording of the bond, the lien shall be dissolved. Id. Notice of the recording shall be given to the claimant by serving on the claimant a copy of the notice of recording together with a copy of the bond by an officer qualified to serve civil process or by delivering same to the claimant. Id. The claimant may enforce the bond by a civil action commenced within ninety (90) days after the later of the filing of the statement of account or receipt of notice of recording of the bond, but such bond shall not create any rights which the claimant would not have had, or impair any defense which the obligors would have had, in an action to enforce a lien. Id. The dissolution is then conditioned on the actual receipt of the bond. See Id.

The dissolution by bond form contains the following information: 1) principal's name; 2) surety's name; 3) lien claimant's name and address; 4) the bond amount; and 5) the indexed book, page, and instrument number of the previously recorded Notice of Contract. Id.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional legal advice. If you have questions about dissolving a lien by posting a penal bond, or any other issues related to lien laws in Massachusetts, please consult with an attorney.

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