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Where can I find General Contractor Lien Waivers for Georgia

2 weeks ago

Where can I find the Georgia Statutory Lien Forms for the General Contractor to use when submitting pay applications to the Owner?

Senior Legal Associate Levelset

You can find free, downloadable templates of Georgia’s statutory lien waiver forms here:

– Georgia Partial Lien Waiver Form
– Georgia Final Lien Waiver Form

You can also copy and paste the forms straight from Georgia’s mechanics lien stattue at  § 44-14-366.

Further, if you have any questions about how Georgia handles mechanics lien waivers, Levelset has a lot of great content on that, too:

– Georgia Lien Waivers Guide and FAQs
– Georgia Lien Waiver Forms & Guide – All You Need to Know
– Georgia’s Very Unusual Rules for Mechanics Lien Waivers

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Legal Associate Levelset

Georgia is just one of the 12 states in the country that provide statutory lien waiver forms. Failure to use the proper form will result in the waiver being invalid and unenforceable. Ga. Code. §44-14-366 provides the specific language and information that must be included in a lien waiver for the document to be valid.

Keep in mind, that unlike most other states, Georgia lien waivers are conditional for up to 60 days. If payment hasn’t been made within that 60-day time period the contractor must either file an Affidavit of Non-Payment, or file their mechanics lien claim. Once that 60-day deadline passes, the waiver becomes unconditional and enforceable; regardless of whether payment has been made.

As far as the forms themselves, we here at Levelset provide free, downloadable GA lien waiver forms:

For further reading, check out these resources:

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