A national manufacturer and installer of retail mall and storefront signs asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement on a strip mall located in Malone, NY within Franklin County. According to Wikipedia, Franklin County is named in honor of United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin.
When recording a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement, you not only record the lien, but you also record with a copy of the lien a Affidavit Of Service By Certified Mail. This affects the fees you pay to record a lien. Cost to record a lien with the Franklin County Clerk is $15, regardless of the number of pages. In addition, you must include an Affidavit fee of $5, thus making the cost to record $20 total. The office does accept out of state business checks. Make the check out to FRANKLIN COUNTY CLERK. There is no charge to release a lien. Include a copy of the recorded lien when releasing a lien.
Turn around time to record is same day received. Both a lien and affidavit recorded will be returned with one week.
Claimants are required to file suit to foreclose on a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement within one (1) year from the date the lien was recorded.