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How to remove expired construction lien in Washington State?

Battle Ground, WA |

I had a lien filed against my property in Washington State due to the builder not paying the contractor. The builder is going out of business, but the lien still remains. If I have read the Washington law right the liens expire after 8 months unless legal action has been take. No action has been taken and the lien is now 10 months old. What do I need to do to have this removed from the title record?

Thanks for any info.

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Attorney answers 1


There is a statute that awards the property owner their reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred in removing a frivolous lien. Lawyer up with somebody local who understands real property issues, and let them take care of this for you.

Hope this helps. Elizabeth Powell



this is not helpful at all. I want to know what to do not be told to get a lawyer.