Q: I had a lien on my house for $92000. Now the lien holder lost the paper work and want release the hold
A: Even if the paperwork is lost, if the lien has been paid, it can be released by an affidavit prepared in compliance with OCGA 9-13-80. If the lien holder does not release the lien within 60 days, you may be entitled to damages up to $500 and attorney's fees. If you still owe money on the lien, even if the paperwork is lost, the lien is still valid.
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