Berks County Assignment of Lien Form (Pennsylvania)

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

Assignment of Lien Form

Berks County Assignment of Lien Form

Fill in the blank Assignment of Lien form formatted to comply with all Pennsylvania recording and content requirements.
Included Berks County compliant document last validated/updated 5/23/2024

Assignment of Lien Guide

Berks County Assignment of Lien Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Berks County compliant document last validated/updated 6/10/2024

Completed Example of the Assignment of Lien Document

Berks County Completed Example of the Assignment of Lien Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Berks County compliant document last validated/updated 5/29/2024

When using these Assignment of Lien forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Berks County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Recorder of Deeds - County Services Center

633 Court St, 3rd Floor, Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Phone: (610) 478-3380

Local jurisdictions located in Berks County include:

  • Bally
  • Barto
  • Bechtelsville
  • Bernville
  • Bethel
  • Birdsboro
  • Blandon
  • Bowers
  • Boyertown
  • Centerport
  • Douglassville
  • Earlville
  • Fleetwood
  • Geigertown
  • Hamburg
  • Hereford
  • Kempton
  • Kutztown
  • Leesport
  • Lenhartsville
  • Limekiln
  • Lyon Station
  • Maxatawny
  • Mertztown
  • Mohnton
  • Mohrsville
  • Monocacy Station
  • Morgantown
  • Mount Aetna
  • New Berlinville
  • Oley
  • Pine Forge
  • Reading
  • Rehrersburg
  • Robesonia
  • Shartlesville
  • Shoemakersville
  • Strausstown
  • Temple
  • Topton
  • Virginville
  • Wernersville
  • Womelsdorf

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

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

Can the Assignment of 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 Berks County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Berks County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Pennsylvania or Berks 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 Berks County Assignment of 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.

Mechanic's Lien assignments can be accomplished by filing an assignment of lien document with the county recorder or prothonotary office where the subject property is located and where the lien was originally recorded.

One of the fundamental principles of contract law is the right to assign contract rights to a third party. For example, Bill contracts with Ted to build a house for Ted. Bill then assigns the right to payment for the house to Fred (maybe he owes Fred some money on a debt). This is called an "assignment." With the basic legal terminology clarified, let's move on to how lien assignments work in Pennsylvania.

Typically, under the rule on assignments, all rights of either seller or buyer can be assigned except where the assignment would materially change the duty of the other party, or increase materially the burden or risk imposed on the other party by the contract, or impair materially the other party's chance of obtaining return performance. In general, as long as there is no increased burden or risk, or the duties required by the party subject to the lien somehow change, an assignment is permissible.

A valid assignment identifies the parties, the subject property, relevant dates, fees, and payments, and any other details needed for the specific situation. In addition, the document must meet all state and local standards for recorded documents.

Mechanic's Liens are governed by Title 49 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.

This article is offered for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for speaking with an attorney. Please speak with an attorney familiar with lien laws for questions regarding lien assignments or any other issues related to mechanic's liens in Pennsylvania.

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