§ 8.01-529

When bond returned, how endorsed and recorded by clerk; lien

Upon the return of a forthcoming bond to the clerk’s office in the manner prescribed by § 8.01-527, it shall be the duty of the clerk to endorse thereon the date of such return, and his fee as provided by law for recordation of items specified herein, and to record in a book to be kept by him for the purpose, the date of such bond and of the return endorsed thereon, the amount of the penalty thereof, the amount, the payment whereof will discharge such penalty, and the names of the obligee and obligor to such bond. Such bond, when so returned to the clerk’s office aforesaid, shall constitute a lien on the real estate of the obligor.


Code 1950, § 8-458; 1977, c. 617.


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