Filing a mechanics lien in Calhoun County

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

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Before you file a lien in Calhoun 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 llien

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Lien FAQs for Calhoun County

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

You can file your Probate Office in person at the Calhoun County Probate Office, located at:
1702 Noble Street, Suite 102
Anniston, Alabama, 36201

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

If you need more information, you can call them at (256) 241-2825.

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Can I file a mechanics lien in Calhoun 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 Calhoun County, then the lien must be filed with the Calhoun 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 Calhoun County?

In Calhoun 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 date of last furnishing. Subcontractors and suppliers have 120 days to file.

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

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Calhoun County Probate Office is as follows:
$13.00 first page $3.00 each additional page $1.00 Each after 2 Extra Indexes or References

Costs change periodically.

Visit the Calhoun County Probate Office fees page for the latest information.

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

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Calhoun County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $13.00 first page $3.00 each additional page $1.00 Each after 2 Extra Indexes or References.

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 Calhoun County?

The Calhoun 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

1702 Noble Street, Suite 102 Anniston, 36201

By mail

1702 Noble Street, Suite 102 Anniston, 36201

Fees

Certified copy: $3.00

Conformed copy: $1.00

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Calhoun County?

Preliminary notices are not recorded in Calhoun County. Learn more about Alabama’s preliminary notice requirements and how to send one.

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