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Code of Virginia
Title 43. Mechanics' and Certain Other Liens
Chapter 1. Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens
7/13/2020

§ 43-5. Sufficiency of memorandum and affidavit required by § 43-4.

The memorandum and affidavit required by § 43-4 shall be sufficient if substantially in form and effect as follows:

Memorandum for Mechanic's Lien Claimed by General Contractor.

Name of owner: ___________________________________________________________________________

Address of owner: ___________________________________________________________________________

Name of claimant: ___________________________________________________________________________

Address of claimant: ___________________________________________________________________________

Contractor license or certificate number of claimant

(if applicable): ___________________________________________________________________________

Issuance date of license or certificate

(if applicable): ___________________________________________________________________________

Expiration date of license or certificate

(if applicable): ___________________________________________________________________________

If no contractor license or certificate number is included, the claimant certifies that such a valid license or certificate is not required by law for the work done for which the benefit of a lien is claimed.

1. Type of materials or services furnished: ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

2. Amount claimed: $ ___________________________________________________________________________

If any part of the Amount claimed is not due as of the date of this mechanic's lien, identify the date or event upon which it will be due and the sum(s) to which the due date(s) or event(s) apply: ___________________________________________________________________________

3. Type of structure on which work done or materials furnished: ___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

4. Brief description and location of real property:

___________________________________________________________________________

5. Date from which interest on the above amount is claimed:

Date: _______________________

It is the intent of the claimant to claim the benefit of a lien.

The undersigned hereby certifies that he has mailed a copy of this memorandum of lien to the owner of the property at the owner's last known address: .................................. (address), on ........ (date of mailing).

___________________________________________________________________________ (Name of claimant).

Affidavit.

State of Virginia,

County (or city) of .................., to wit:

I, _______________________ (notary or other officer) for the county (or city) aforesaid, do certify that ...................... claimant, or ................, agent for claimant, this day made oath before me in my county (or city) aforesaid that ..................... (the owner) is justly indebted to claimant in the sum of .............. dollars, for the consideration stated in the foregoing memorandum, and that the same is payable as therein stated.

Given under my hand this the ........ day of ................., 20....

___________________________________________________________________________ (Notary Public or Magistrate, et cetera.)

Code 1919, § 6427; 1940, p. 402; 1968, c. 568; 2007, c. 504; 2013, c. 293; 2019, c. 243.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.