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How long does it usually take a bank to release a lien once the loan is paid

Saint Paul, MN |

The loan for the propery was paid off and I haven't received the lien release

Attorney Answers 2

  1. EVERY state has a statute that set the time period and provides the penalty for failure to comply. It is usually between 30 and 90 days.

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  2. You should contact the bank and request that they process the release ... somebody could just be lazy at the bank and might need a friendly reminder.


    Errin P. Stowell

    Stowell Law Firm, LLC
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