Deeds.com Real Estate Deeds
Deeds.com Account
Sign In

Virginia Conditional Lien Waiver on Partial Payment

Select County or Independent City where the property is located.

Virginia Conditional Lien Waiver on Partial Payment Information

Lien waivers are quid-pro-quo arrangements between contractors and owners, intended to induce payment from an owner in return for the contractor waiving some or all available mechanic's lien rights.

In Virginia, any right to file or enforce any mechanics' lien may be waived in whole or in part at any time by any person entitled to such lien, except that a subcontractor, lower-tier subcontractor, or material supplier may not waive or diminish his lien rights in a contract in advance of furnishing any labor, services, or materials. Va. Code 43-3(C).

Waivers fall under two broad categories of "conditional" and "unconditional," and there are two subcategories of waivers for a "partial" or "final" payment. Each type comes with benefits and risks, so take care to use the correct form for the situation.

A conditional waiver depends on the actual receipt of payment, so use it when a party pays by check, but the recipient is not sure that it will clear. Therefore, if the bank returns the check unpaid, it is still possible to claim a lien down the line. This type of waiver offers greater protection to the contractor.

Use a partial payment waiver to acknowledge a payment on account. Think of it as a receipt that shows the owner has at least paid up to that amount.

So, a conditional waiver on partial payment releases the claimant's lien rights, to an agreed-upon point, on the condition that the check clears at the bank.

When used properly, waivers are advantageous for both a contractor and owner, and can facilitate the flow of business and encourage prompt payment without any unnecessary delays.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Please contact a lawyer with any questions about Virginia lien waivers.

Deeds.com Virginia Conditional Lien Waiver on Partial Payment Forms Have Been Updated as Recently as Friday January 14, 2022

4.8 out of 5 (3209 Reviews)

What others like you are saying:


Rhonda P. said: Very quick and easy! Didn't even have to leave the house and I didn't have to send via USPS which is nice since we are in a pandemic. The convenience of this site is worth the extra money. Would definitely use this site again.

Reply from Staff: We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


elizabeth m. said: Wonderful service, forms were great. Completed and ready for recording. Will check back in after recorded.

Reply from Staff: We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


Shirley P. said: Very easy to use, download and print. Thank you!

Reply from Staff: We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


Patricia C. said: The website works fine. The process of changing my Mineral Deed is sure more expensive in Texas. But I appreciate the convenience of the website and the pages of directions.

Reply from Staff: We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


John G. said: Applied for my Notice of Commencement to be recorded and it went very smoothly and fast. Will use again if a need irises. Thank You

Reply from Staff: Thank you for your feedback John, glad we could help.


Andrea R. said: I was pleasantly surprised as I didn't even know you can record a quit claim deed digitally. I am in the mortgage business so I will gladly refer all my clients to this website! Deeds.com was prompt and fast with the entire process. My document was recorded and completed in less than 24 hours! Thank you again!

Reply from Staff: We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


Deeds.com Real Estate Deeds

Use of Deeds.com Legal Forms. On our Site we make available for use self-help "fill in the blank" forms. If you use a form on our Site, you explicitly agree to our Terms of Use. You understand and agree that your purchase and/or use of a form document is neither legal advice nor the practice of law, and that each form and any applicable instructions or guidance is not customized to your particular needs, not guaranteed or warranted to be current, up to date, or accurate.

NO WARRANTY. Do It Yourself Legal Forms available on our Website are not guaranteed to be usable, correct, up to date, or fit for any legal purpose. Use of any Do It Yourself Legal Form from our website is done so AT YOUR OWN RISK.

If you use any Do It Yourself Legal Form available on Deeds.com, you agree that: TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE LEGAL FORMS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH THE DEEDS.COM WEBSITE. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED, OUR SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU FOR DAMAGES WILL BE LIMITED TO $100.00.

Nothing on this website should be considered a substitute for the advice of an attorney.

© DEEDS.COM INC. 1997 - 2022 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED | (330) 606-0119 | P.O. Box 5264, Fairlawn, OH 44334