does it matter if contractor or vendor fills in the form…

7 months ago

In Texas, does a vendor have to complete the entire Waiver in their own writing? I have a vendor who refuses to fill in their name, address and amount received – they want me to do it…does it matter if I fill out the form for the vendor and they sign/notarize?

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Certainly, it makes sense for vendors to fill out their own waiver forms completely, and that’s naturally the preferred way of proceeding. Ultimately, though, as long as the party waiving lien rights is the one who signs and notarizes the waiver form after it’s been filled out, it shouldn’t really matter who has entered the other information on the form. That’s an interesting situation though, and it’s not immediately clear why a vendor would be opposed to filling out their own waiver form to facilitate payment.

For more information on Texas waivers, here are some great resources:

– Texas Lien Waivers Guide and FAQs
– Texas Lien Waiver Forms & Guide – All You Need to Know

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