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Sec. 6.5. (a) If a property owner who is a public official or public employee receives a statement of intention to hold a common law lien under section 5 of this chapter, the property owner may provide written notice to the county recorder swearing and affirming that the property owner is a public official or public employee.
(b) Not later than three (3) business days after receiving a property owner's written notice, the county recorder shall send to the lienholder the following:
(1) A copy of the property owner's written notice.
(2) A statement that if the lienholder fails to commence suit on the common law lien within thirty (30) days after the postmark date of the county recorder's notice under this subsection, the common law lien is void.
The county recorder shall send a copy of the county recorder's written notice to the property owner. The county recorder's notice to the lienholder must be made by first class mail to the lienholder at the address given in the lienholder's statement filed under section 5 of this chapter. The county recorder shall record the date the statement is mailed to the lienholder under this section.
(c) The lienholder shall notify the county recorder in writing of:
(1) the lienholder's commencement of a suit; or
(2) the lienholder's intention not to commence suit.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 32. Property § 32-28-13-6.5 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-32-property/in-code-sect-32-28-13-6-5.html
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