Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Hendry County

Where is the Hendry County Recorder's Office that files mechanics liens?

You can file your mechanics liens at the Hendry County Clerk’s office in person located at:

Hendry County Courthouse
25 East Hickpochee Avenue
LaBelle, Florida 33935
Phone: 863-675-5203

Office hours are from 8:30 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.

What is Hendry County's Recording Backlog?

The Hendry County Clerk does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should my mechanics lien be filed in Hendry County, or some other county?

If the project is located in Hendry county, then yes, you will want to record your lien with the Hendry County Recorder’s office.

What are Hendry County's requirements for recording a mechanics lien?

The Hendry County Clerk’s recording requirements are as follows:

Per Florida Statutes, the following must be included: The signature of the grantor(s) must be notarized with the name and address printed below each signature. The notary’s name must also be printed. Two individual witnesses subscribing to the grantor(s) signature. Witness names must be printed below their signatures. A complete legal description must appear on the deed and the mailing address of the grantee(s). Also on the deed the name and mailing address of the person who prepared the instrument must appear on the face of the deed.

The Recording Division reviews each document to make sure they meet Florida Statute requirements. Appropriate fees are collected. If all the requirements are met, the Recording Division prints a Clerk’s number, official record book and page number along with the date and time of recording on each document. The documentary stamp tax collected is also printed on the deed. An alphabetical official record index and numeric index is created by compiling names contained in each document. Each document is digitally imaged and film is created from that image. The quality of the created film images are then verified and the original document is returned to the party indicated on the document. It is extremely important the images we create and place in the Official Records are legible and of the highest quality. The quality of our images depends upon the quality of the documents that you present to us for recording. Please ensure the print and writing is legible and dark.

Social Security, Bank Account, Credit, Debit and Charge Card Numbers:

Any person preparing a deed for recording in the official records or filing a court document should not include a social security number, bank account number or credit care number in such document unless required by law or court rule or necessary to the adjudication of a case. Any person has a right to request that the Clerk remove such items from an image or copy of a court or official records document. There is no fee charged for this request.

Internet Document Restrictions:

Effective June 5, 2002, some Official Records documents may not be placed on a publicly available internet website. The documents include military discharges, death certificates, court files, records or papers related to matters or cases governed by the Florida Rules of Family Law, The Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure or The Florida Rules of Probate.

Hard-copy documents submitted for recording will not be returned without a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with the proper amount of postage affixed.

Unclaimed documents will be destroyed after six (6) months.

What are the margin & page size requirements to file a lien in Hendry County?

The margin and page size requirements to file a lien in Hendry are: All documents must comply with the 8 1/2″ x 11″ standard page size and must be no larger than 8 1/2″ x 14″. The top margin of the first page should be 3 inches with all other margins as 1 inch. Not meeting these margin and page size requirements may result in additional fees.

How can I make payment to the Hendry County Recorder?

The Hendry County Clerk’s Recording Department accepts payment by cash, credit card, check or money order only. Make checks payable to Hendry County Clerk of Courts.

What are the filing fees to record a mechanics lien in Hendry County?

The Hendry County Clerk’s recording fee is $10.00 for the first page and $8.50 for each additional page or fraction.

Copy Fees

Copies up to and including 8 1/2” x 14”: $1.00 per page

Certifying copies, per instrument: $2.00

How do I get a recorded copy of my lien from Hendry County's Recorders Office?

You can obtain a recorded copy of your lien from the Hendry County Clerk’s office in person located at:

Hendry County Courthouse
25 East Hickpochee Avenue
LaBelle, Florida 33935
Phone: 863-675-5203

Office hours are from 8:30 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.

You can also search Hendry County Clerk’s official records online and order a copy at:

https://www.myfloridacounty.com/ori/search.do?validentry=yes&skipsearch=yes&county=26

Do I have the right to file a mechanics lien in Hendry, Florida?

Determining whether you have the right to file a mechanics lien in Hendry, FL depends on your situation. Generally speaking, every state gives those who have furnished labor and/or materials to a construction project the right to file a mechanics lien if unpaid for the furnishing. The same is true in Florida. However, there are some state-specific limitations as to who is qualified to file a mechanics lien that is important when considering whether you have the right to file a mechanics lien in Hendry County, FL.

You can read more about lien rights and if you have the right to file a lien on our Florida Mechanics Lien Resources page.

What is the fee to file a Hendry Preliminary Notice in Hendry County?

The fee to file a Florida Preliminary Notice in Hendry is $10.

 

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