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1. Deadline to Give Preliminary Notice (Notice of Non-Payment & Intent to File Lien)

PRIVATE:
The notice must be sent within 75 days of the last of each month in which the unpaid materials was delivered or work was performed.

PUBLIC:
Not required unless supplying rental equipment. In that case it must be given within 10 days of 1st performance.

2. Deadline to File Claim

PRIVATE:
Within 30 days of the filing of the Notice of Completion

PUBLIC:
Within 45 days of acceptance.

3. Deadline to File Suit or Foreclose Claim

PRIVATE:
Suit must be commenced within one year after filing the statement of claim.

PUBLIC:
Within one year from the registry of acceptance of the work or of notice of the contractor’s default.

4. Common Questions About State Lien & Bond Claims

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

On Private Projects:
Suppliers to suppliers do not have lien rights.

On Public Projects:
Suppliers to suppliers do not have lien 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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