Filing a mechanics lien in Autauga County

If you’re trying to record a mechanics lien or construction notice in Autauga County, Alabama, you’re in the right place. On this page, you’ll find contact information for the Autauga County Probate Office, document rules, delivery requirements, fees, payment methods, and more.

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Before you file a lien in Autauga County, read How to File a Lien in Alabama for a step-by-step guide to the process and requirements.

Types of documents recorded in this office:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien

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Lien FAQs for Autauga County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Autauga County, Alabama?

You can file your Probate Office in person at the Autauga County Probate, Recording Department, located at:
176 W 5th Street
Prattville, Alabama, 36067

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am -12:00 pm, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (334) 361-3728.

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Can I file a mechanics lien in Autauga County, Alabama?

Generally, anyone who provides labor or materials to a construction project has the right to file a mechanics lien in Alabama. If the project property was located in Autauga County, then the lien must be filed with the Autauga County Probate Office, regardless of where you or your company are located. But whether or not you have the right to file a lien will depend on a number of factors, including your position on the payment chain, whether you sent the required notices, and whether the deadline has passed.

To learn more about the requirements and deadlines, visit the Alabama Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

When is the deadline to file a lien in Autauga County?

In Autauga County, Alabama, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. General contractors have 6 months to file a lien after the last day of furnishing labor or materials. Subcontractors and suppliers have 120 days to file.

How much does it cost to file a lien in Autauga County?

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Autauga County Probate Office is as follows:
$11 for the first page $3 for additional pages

Costs change periodically.

How do I release or cancel a lien with the Autauga County Probate Office?

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Autauga County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $11 for the first page $3 for additional pages.

A mechanics lien is typically canceled after the claim has been paid, or when the lien expires.

How can I get a copy of a lien or other document recorded in Autauga County?

The Autauga County Probate Office maintains a record of all property documents, including mechanics liens and certain construction notices. You can obtain either a certified or conformed copy of a document. Related: What type of document copy do you need?

In person

176 W 5th Street Prattville, 36067

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Autauga County?

The Autauga County Probate Office accepts preliminary notices for recording. The fee is . However, while you can file a preliminary notice, it’s not necessarily required.

Does the Autauga County Probate Office record Notices of Commencement?

A Notice of Commencement can be filed with the Autauga County Probate Office. The fee is Learn more about Alabama’s rules for Notices of Commencement and how they work.

How do I record a Notice of Completion in Autauga County?

You can file a Notice of Completion with the Autauga County Probate Office. The fee is .

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