Georgia
Construction Documents

Mechanics Lien, Bond Claim, Notice and Lien Waiver Forms.


Georgia Mechanics Lien and Preliminary Notice forms available for free download in PDF format. All forms are made available by zlien subject to our terms of use.

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Partial Lien Waiver

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This is the Georgia Interim Waiver and Release Upon Payment. Georgia lien waivers are not separated between conditional and unconditional as all "become" unconditional after 60 days.

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Final Lien Waiver

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This is the Georgia Final Waiver and Release Upon Final Payment. Georgia lien waivers are not separated between conditional and unconditional as all "become" unconditional after 60 days.

Public Projects

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Request for Bond from Public Agency

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If you’re working or furnishing to a state, county, municipal, or other public non-federal construction project, any claims you make in the event of nonpayment will be made against the project’s payment bond. If you don’t know the maker of the payment bond (i.e. the bonding company), it’s very important to acquire that information. You are entitled to it by Georgia law. You can request it formally using this formal Request for Bond from Public Agency.

Private Projects

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Mechanics Lien Release

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Private and Public construction liens and statements must be canceled once payment has been received, the lien expires or for any other reasons. Lien cancellations are certificates filed with the recorder to cancel the previously filed instruments.

Private Projects

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Notice of Intent to Lien

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While typically not required in Georgia, a party may send any other party a “notice” that they intend to lien a project if payment is not received. This form advises the party that a lien will be filed if payment is not received within 10 days. The filing of this document does not “suspend” the liening period.

Private Projects

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Notice of Contest

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After a construction lien is filed, an interested party may send a “Notice of Contest” to the claimant. This notice requires that the claimant move to enforce the lien within 60 days of the notice, or the lien will be canceled.

This is in contrast to the usual 395 days usually available to claimants before the lien must be enforced by suit. The sending of this Notice of Contest essentially shortens the validity period of the lien.

Public Projects

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Public Notice to Contractor by Sub-Subs

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Those who have not been paid on a state, county, municipal, or other public non-federal construction project, must file this “Public Notice to Contractor” to assert its public law claims and bond claims against the project.

Public Projects

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Public Pre-Work Notice to Contractor

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When working on a state, county, municipal, or other public non-federal construction project, contractors and suppliers can protect their rights to file a bond claim by delivering this Pre-Work Notice to Contractor.

Private Projects

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Preliminary Notice

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Any person having a right to a lien who does not contract directly with the owner or contractor is required to deliver a “Notice to Contractor” within 30 days from the filing of the Notice of Commencement or 30 days following the first delivery of labor, services, or materials to the property, whichever is later. Notice must be provided to the owner or the agent of the owner and to the contractor.

Private Projects

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Mechanics Lien Form

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The construction or mechanics lien, known in Georgia as a Claim of Lien, is filed on private construction jobs. Construction liens are available to parties who have performed labor or provided materials to a jobsite, and have not been paid.

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File a Bond Claim through zlien

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Bond Claims are used to collect payment on federal, state, county, and municipal construction projects. Click here to file a Bond Claim through zlien in minutes. Enter your project info, and zlien's platform will ensure that your Bond Claim is filed correctly and securely so that you get paid.

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File a Notice of Commencement through zlien

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A Notice of Commencement is available in certain states as an official means of designating the beginning of a construction project. Click below to file a Notice of Commencement through zlien.

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File a Release of Bond Claim through zlien

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When payment is received after a Bond Claim is filed, releasing the claim is sometimes required. Click here to file a Release of Bond Claim through zlien.

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File a Stop Notice through zlien

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In some states, Stop Notices are available to contractors and suppliers as an alternative to (or in addition to) their Mechanic Lien Rights. A Stop Notice is delivered to the prime contractor or property owner, and demands that they withhold enough funds to pay your claim. If the property owner or prime contractor is in possession of funds at the time your Stop Notice is sent, they will be responsible for payment of your claim if they disburse those funds to other parties. Click to file a Stop Notice through zlien.

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