Davidson County Notice to Lien Agent Form (North Carolina)

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

Notice to Lien Agent Form

Davidson County Notice to Lien Agent Form

Fill in the blank Notice to Lien Agent form formatted to comply with all North Carolina recording and content requirements.
Included Davidson County compliant document last validated/updated 3/25/2024

Notice to Lien Agent Guide

Davidson County Notice to Lien Agent Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Davidson County compliant document last validated/updated 3/14/2024

Completed Example of the Notice of Lien Agent Document

Davidson County Completed Example of the Notice of Lien Agent Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Davidson County compliant document last validated/updated 4/25/2024

The following North Carolina and Davidson County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.

When using these Notice to Lien Agent forms, the subject real estate should be physically located in Davidson County, and the executed documents recorded in one of the following offices:

Davidson County Register of Deeds

203 West 2nd St / PO Box 464, Lexington, North Carolina 27292 / 27293

Hours: 8:00 to 5:00 M-F

Phone: (336) 242-2150

Local jurisdictions located in Davidson County include:

  • Denton
  • Lexington
  • Linwood
  • Southmont
  • Thomasville
  • Wallburg
  • Welcome

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

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

Can the Notice to Lien Agent 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 Davidson County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Davidson County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by North Carolina or Davidson 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 Davidson County Notice to Lien Agent 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.

North Carolina Preliminary Notice -- Notice to Lien Agent

North Carolina, like most states, requires a form of preliminary notice to be sent to property owners or other contractors in the chain as an essential step to claiming a mechanic's lien. In North Carolina, the notice takes the form of a "Notice to Lien Agent." A lien agent (usually a title company) must be designated by statute for all non-owner occupied projects exceeding a value of $30,000. N.C.G.S. 44A-11.1. The Notice serves the purpose of providing Lien Agent with notice that the potential lien claimant is or will be providing labor, services or materials to the project property that could be the subject of a later lien claim.

The Notice to Lien Agent must include: 1) the potential lien claimant's name, address, telephone number, fax number (if available), and email address (if available); 2) the name of the party with whom the potential lien claimant contracted; 3) a description of the real property sufficient to identify it; and 4) a statement giving notice of the potential lien claimant's right to subsequently pursue a claim of lien for the improvements to the property. N.C.G.S. 44A-11.2(i).

The Notice to Lien Agent must be filed within 15 days of the potential lien claimant's first furnishing to the project property. N.C.G.S. 44A-11.2(l)(1). Serve the Notice to Lien Agent on the identified lien agent using any of the acceptable means of service in the State, although certified U.S. mail is usually the most convenient option.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the advice of a legal professional. Please contact an attorney with questions about sending a Notice to Lien Agent, or any other issues related to liens in North Carolina.

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