2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Mich. Comp. Laws § 570.259 Lienholder to execute discharge upon payment of debt; recording with register of deeds, fee; discharge by ex parte proceedings.
Act 146 of 1937
570.259 Lienholder to execute discharge upon payment of debt; recording with register of deeds, fee; discharge by ex parte proceedings.
Upon the full payment of any indebtedness for which a claim for lien has been recorded under the provisions of this act, the party claiming such lien shall upon request of any person interested in the property affected by such lien, execute, acknowledge and cause to be recorded with the register of deeds of the county wherein such lien claim shall have been recorded, a full release and satisfaction of such lien. Such release or satisfaction shall be recorded and processed by the register of deeds in the same manner as provided by law for discharging a real estate mortgage. The fee of the register of deeds for recording such release shall be the same as is provided by law for recording a discharge of real estate mortgage: Provided also, That if no proceedings to enforce any lien or liens provided for in this act shall be made within the 1 year or said lien or liens have been paid, said lien or liens may be discharged of record by ex parte proceedings in the same manner as provided by law for the discharge of mortgages by ex parte proceedings.
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