Texas Property Code
Sec. § 53.281
Waiver and Release of Lien or Payment Bond Claim


Any waiver and release of a lien or payment bond claim under this chapter is unenforceable unless a waiver and release is executed and delivered in accordance with this subchapter.


A waiver and release is effective to release the owner, the owners property, the contractor, and the surety on a payment bond from claims and liens only if:


the waiver and release substantially complies with one of the forms prescribed by Section 53.284;


the waiver and release is signed by the claimant or the claimants authorized agent and notarized; and


in the case of a conditional release, evidence of payment to the claimant exists.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 271 (H.B. 1456), Sec. 3, eff. January 1, 2012.
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