2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 42. Liens
§42-142. Statement to be filed.

Universal Citation: 42 OK Stat § 42-142 (2018)

Any person claiming a lien as aforesaid shall file in the office of the county clerk of the county in which the land is situated a statement setting forth the amount claimed and the items thereof as nearly as practicable, the names of the owner, the contractor, the claimant, and a legal description of the property subject to the lien, verified by affidavit. Such statement shall be filed within four (4) months after the date upon which material or equipment used on said land was last furnished or labor last performed under contract as aforesaid; and if the claim be for the planting of any trees, vines, plants, or hedge, such statement shall be filed within four (4) months from such planting. Immediately upon the receipt of such statement the county clerk shall enter a record of the same against the tract index and in a book kept for that purpose, to be called the mechanics' lien journal, which shall be ruled off into separate columns, with headings as follows: "When filed", "Name of owner", "Name of claimant", "Amount claimed", "Legal description of property", and "Remarks", and the clerk shall make the proper entry in each column.

R.L. 1910, § 3863; Laws 1977, c. 207, § 7, eff. Oct 1, 1977; Laws 1978, c. 133, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1978; Laws 1980, c. 216, § 2, emerg. eff. May 30, 1980.

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