Massachusetts Dissolution of Lien

Dissolution of Lien for Real Estate Located in Massachusetts

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Dissolving a Lien in Massachusetts

Under M.G.L. Ch. 254, 10, liens that are no longer needed or must be discharged for any other reason can be lifted by filing a Dissolution of Lien in the country registry of deeds where the Notice of Contract was originally filed.

The Dissolution of Lien contains the names and addresses of the parties to the contract, the property owner's name and address, the recording information for the Notice of Contract and Statement of Account, and a legal description of the subject property. Id. Once properly filed and recorded, the clerk will strike the lien from the record. Id.

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

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