Judgment Lien Change Form

A Judgment Lien Change Form (Form JL3) is used to provide notice of partial or complete release or subordination of a previously filed Notice of Judgment Lien (Form JL1), or to continue the effectiveness of a previously filed Notice of Judgment Lien (Form JL1) for another five-year period. There is no limit to the number of JL3 forms that may be submitted on any one filing, however a continuation only may be filed within the six month period prior to expiration of the previously filed Notice of Judgment Lien (Form JL1) or a previously filed continuation.

This Judgment Lien Change Form must be reproduced in a format prescribed by the Secretary of State’s office, including printing on 8 1/2" x 11," white paper.

Submittals that do not conform to the form specifications will be rejected.

Please send the original document only. Filers automatically will receive an acknowledgment copy of the accepted document and an acknowledgment letter.

UCC filings are public records. Please do not put people at risk of identity theft by including social security numberor any nonessential personal information on any documents for filing with the Secretary of State. For more information, please see Social Security Number Redaction.

Judgment Lien Change Form (Form JL3) (PDF)