Shelby County Claim of Mechanic's Lien Form (Missouri)

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

Claim of Lien Form

Shelby County Claim of Lien Form

Fill in the blank Claim of Lien form formatted to comply with all Missouri recording and content requirements.
Included Shelby County compliant document last validated/updated 5/14/2024

Claim of Lien Guide

Shelby County Claim of Lien Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Shelby County compliant document last validated/updated 3/20/2024

Completed Example of the Claim of Mechanics Lien Document

Shelby County Completed Example of the Claim of Mechanics Lien Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Shelby County compliant document last validated/updated 4/19/2024

The following Missouri and Shelby County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order:

When using these Claim of Mechanic's Lien forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Shelby County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Shelby County Recorder of Deeds

100 East Main St / PO Box 188, Shelbyville , Missouri 63469

Hours: 8:00 to 12:00 & 1:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday

Phone: (573) 633-2821

Local jurisdictions located in Shelby County include:

  • Bethel
  • Clarence
  • Emden
  • Hunnewell
  • Lentner
  • Leonard
  • Shelbina
  • Shelbyville

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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Shelby 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 sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

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

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

Can the Claim of Mechanic's Lien 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 Shelby County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Shelby County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Missouri or Shelby 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 Shelby County Claim of Mechanic's Lien 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.

Claiming a Missouri Mechanic's Lien

In Missouri, Mechanic's Liens are used to place a block on a property owner's title when a contractor, materials supplier, or other laborer such as a subcontractor has not been paid for labor, materials, or equipment provided.

Under R.S.M.O. 429.080, all eligible individuals seeking to obtain the benefit of a mechanic lien must file a claim of lien within six (6) months after the indebtedness accrues, or, with respect to rental equipment or machinery rented to others, within sixty (60) days after the date the last of the rental equipment or machinery was last removed from the property.

The claim must state a just and true account of the demand due after all just credits have been given, and that amount becomes a lien upon such building or other improvements. It also includes the names and addresses of the lien claimant and property owners; a true description of the property; a description of the labor, materials, or equipment provided; and the amount the lien is claimed for. Id. The claim must also be verified by the oath of the claimant or some credible person for him before a notary. Id. Record the completed claim of lien with the clerk of the circuit court of the county where the property is situated.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice or relied upon as a substitute for speaking with a legal professional. If you have any questions about claiming a Missouri lien, please speak with a qualified attorney.

Our Promise

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