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1. Deadline to Give Preliminary Notice (Notice of Right to Lien)

PRIVATE:
The notice should be received before the first delivery of materials or the start of labor.

PUBLIC:
A preliminary notice is not required.

2. Deadline to File Claim

PRIVATE:
Within 120 days of last furnishing labor or material, but may be shortened by the filing of a Notice of Completion. See Full Summary.

PUBLIC:
Within 90 days of last furnishing labor or material.

3. Deadline to File Suit or Foreclose Claim

PRIVATE:
Within 6 months after recording the lien or recording of a notice of extension.

PUBLIC:
More than 90 days from last furnishing labor or materials, but less than one year after the date of the final settlement of the general contract.

4. Common Questions About State Lien & Bond Claims

A. Do Suppliers to Suppliers Have Lien or Bond Claim Rights?

On Private Projects:
On most projects a contract between suppliers is not covered although it is possible under certain circumstances. Please contact Levy von Beck & Associates for more information.

On Public Projects:
Supplier to supplier contracts will have no lien or bond claim rights.

B. Is this a Full Price Lien State:

On Private Projects:
Yes. This is a full price lien state.

On Public Projects:
Yes. This is a full price lien state.

Full Lien Summary Request Form

If you would like access to a full state lien summary, please fill in your contact information below and click “Submit.” If you have any questions about the state’s lien summary, feel free to call Ted Levy at 206-626-5444.

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