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Restitution Liens

Q1. What is a Notice of Lien?

A1.  A Notice of Lien is filed to create a public record of a claim against property. The claim arises from a service that was provided, a security interest, or a court order. A restitution lien is a type of Notice of Lien.   

 

Q2. What is an order for restitution?

A2.  "Restitution" means repayment for a loss caused by someone else's actions.    A restitution lien can result from conviction of a felony, misdemeanor, petty, or misdemeanor traffic offense.

 

Q3. How do I file a restitution lien?

A3.  Contact our office at 303-894-2200 or business@sos.state.co.us.

 

Q4. When does a restitution lien expire?

A4.  Restitution liens is effective for 12 years if the amount due is not paid. However, the lien can be extended indefinitely if it is continued every 12 years.

 

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