Clark County Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment Form (Washington)

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Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment Form

Clark County Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment Form

Fill in the blank Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment form formatted to comply with all Washington recording and content requirements.
Included Clark County compliant document last validated/updated 5/1/2024

Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment Guide

Clark County Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Clark County compliant document last validated/updated 3/28/2024

Completed Example of the Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment Document

Clark County Completed Example of the Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Clark County compliant document last validated/updated 2/2/2024

When using these Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Clark County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Clark County Auditor

1300 Franklin St, 2nd floor / PO Box 5000, Vancouver, Washington 98660-5000

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am – 4:30pm

Phone: (360)397-2208

Local jurisdictions located in Clark County include:

  • Amboy
  • Battle Ground
  • Brush Prairie
  • Camas
  • Heisson
  • La Center
  • Ridgefield
  • Vancouver
  • Washougal
  • Yacolt

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

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

Can the Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment 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 Clark County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Clark County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Washington or Clark 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 Clark County Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim upon Final Payment 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?

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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.

Contractors who have already recorded a lien against real property may use an unconditional waiver and release of claim upon final payment to surrender their reserved lien rights in exchange for, or to encourage, payment on a balance due.

Washington law requires a lien release upon payment and acceptance of the amount due to the lien claimant and upon the demand of the owner or the person making payment. R.C.W. 60.04.071. If a claimant fails to provide a waiver or release when one is due, the owner can pursue legal action to compel deliverance of the release and if the court determines the delay was unjustified, the court can, in addition to ordering the deliverance of the release, award the costs of the action including reasonable attorneys' fees and any damages. Id.

Given in exchange for full or partial payments, mechanic's lien waivers can be useful at various points during the construction/improvement process. Waivers can also lead to confusion, however, and issuing the wrong kind of waiver (or issuing one too early) can cause dire consequences for the mechanic's lien claimant. Washington's statutes do not provide for any required forms of lien waivers, but contractors may issue their own lien releases, generally under R.C.W. 60.04.071.

There are four main types of lien waivers to choose from, depending on the circumstances of the job. These include: (1) Conditional Waiver and Release of Claim of Lien upon Progress Payment, (2) Conditional Waiver and Release of Claim of Lien upon Final Payment, (3) Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim of Lien upon Progress Payment, and (4) Unconditional Waiver and Release of Claim of Lien upon Final Payment.

A conditional waiver becomes effective when the payment clears the bank. As such, contractors use this kind of waiver while waiting for payment, or if they need confirmation about the payment method (such as a check). Unconditional waivers take effect when delivered to the property owner. If a lien claimant issues an unconditional waiver and the owner fails to pay or the check bounces, the person receiving the waiver may be freed from all or part of the mechanic's lien obligation without the proper payment. In these situations, the only other remedy may be a costly lawsuit.

Regardless of the terms, waivers must at least identify the claimant, the owner or person responsible for payment, payment amount, the relevant dates, and include the claimant's signature.

Contact an attorney with questions about lien waivers or any other issue relating to liens in Washington.

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