Delinquent Collections - What if I received a Notice of Lien and Demand for Payment?

  • The Virginia Code gives the Treasurer the authority to take collection action without first obtaining a judgment. A Notice of Lien and Demand for Payment can be issued to any third party that has in their possession monies belonging to or owed to the debtor such as wages, bank accounts, rent, etc…

  • The notice you received is a copy of the Notice of Lien and Demand for Payment that has already been mailed and/or faxed to your employer, banking institution or other third party as indicated on the notice.

  • In accordance with §58.1-3952 of the Virginia Code the amount listed on the lien will be deducted from your disposable earnings, your bank account or by the third party at a rate of 100% until the amount owed to the City of Hampton is paid in full.

  • By law, your employer, banking institution or the third party, is required to take immediate action upon receipt of the Notice of Lien and Demand for Payment. You will need to contact your payroll department, banking institution or third party to determine when payment will be forwarded to the Treasurer’s Office.

  • Your account will not be considered paid until the monies have been received and posted by our office.

  • After contacting your employer, banking institution or the third party listed, if you choose to make payment directly to the Treasurer’s Office, payment must be made by cash, money order, cashier’s check or credit card for a lien release to be issued. 

  • Payment by check, in person or online, will require a 10-day hold before a lien release will be issued.

  • You must provide a fax number for a lien release to be faxed to your payroll department, banking institution or third party.  If a fax number is not provided, the lien release will be mailed to the address listed on the Notice of Lien and Demand for Payment. 

  • A lien release could take up to 2 business days to process and will not guarantee that your employer, banking institution or the third party will be able to stop or prevent any deductions from occurring.

  • Any payments received from an employer, banking institution or third party, after an account(s) has been paid in full, will be returned or refunded to the payee.

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