Contra Costa Clerk

Lien Recording Fees

Involuntary Liens

The fee for recording an involuntary lien will be $7.00 per debtor or owner in addition to the regular recording fee of $17.00 for the first page and $3.00 for each page thereafter, (standard size 8.5" x 11"). The recording fee for non-standard size is $20.00 for the first page and $6.00 for each page thereafter.

  • Sample 1: John A. Doe and Mary B. Doe = 2 debtors
     
  • Sample 2: John A. Doe, individually, and dba Doe Sign Company = 1 debtor
     
  • Sample 3: John A. Doe, individually, and dba Doe Sign Company, and fdba J. A. Doe Sign Company = 1 debtor
     

There is also an additional charge of $7.00 if the debtor is to be notified at a second address.
Examples of documents which may be affected are Abstracts of Judgment, Notices of Assessment, Judgments, Mechanic's Liens, and others.

 

Judicial Council Forms

If you are using a judicial council form that was revised prior to January 1, 2002 you may need to add a cover page as the form does not conform to the requirements of Government Code 27361.6. The recorder will charge an additional fee for the cover page.


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