South Carolina Lien Law Notice Deadlines

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Deadline to Give Preliminary Notice

Private:

No time limit, but before lien is filed and before funds are paid out

Public:

No time limit, but before funds are paid out. See summary

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Deadline to File Claim

Private:

Lien: Within 90 days of last performance

Public:

Bond: Within 90 days of last performance

Stop Notice / Contract Funds:
Within 90 days of last performance

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Deadline to Foreclose

Private:

Lien: Within 6 months of last performance
Bond: Within 1 year of last performance

Public:

Bond: Within 1 year of last performance

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Common Questions in South Carolina

Do Suppliers to Suppliers Have Lien Rights?

No

Is this a full price lien state?

No. See full summary for extensive details

The above guidelines are for subcontractors and material suppliers only. General contractors and design professionals may have additional deadlines and should access the Full Summary for notice requirements.

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The Lien Deadline Guides and Lien Law Summaries are provided as a courtesy. Levy • von Beck & Associates, P.S. accepts no liability in connection with reliance thereon or any loss sustained by anyone using or relying on the information contained herein. The Guides and Summaries are designed to provide a framework for understanding and dealing notice requirements and consultation with an attorney is advised.