North Carolina General Statutes § 44-51.3 Discharge of lien

Liens created by this Article may be discharged as follows:

(1)        By filing with the clerk of superior court a receipt or acknowledgment, signed by the county or municipal treasurer, that the lien has been paid or discharged;

(2)        By depositing with the clerk of superior court money equal to the amount of the claim, which money shall be held for the benefit of the claimant; or

(3)        By an entry in the lien docket that the action on the part of the lien claimant to enforce the lien has been dismissed, or  a judgment has been rendered against the claimant in such action. (1969, c. 684.)

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