If I Meet All The Requirements To File A Lien, Were Do I File It And What Do I Need To Include In It?

A lien is filed in the Auditor’s office of the county where the real property is located. The lien must contain:

1. the lien claimant’s name, address, and phone number;

2. the first and last date on which labor, professional services, materials, or equipment were furnished or employee benefits were due;

3. the name of the person indebted to the claimant;

4. the street address, legal description, or other description reasonably describing the real property being liened;

5. the name of the owner or reputed owner of the property, if known;

6. the principal amount for which the lien is claimed;

7. a statement from the claimant, under penalty of perjury, that the claim is true and correct; and

8. the name of the assignee if the lien has been assigned.

Kristal M. Cowger, Attorney at Law
Blado Kiger Bolan, Tacoma, Wash.

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