Mississippi Mechanics Lien Form
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If you furnish materials, labor, equipment, or services to a construction project or improvement in Mississippi, and you are unpaid, you have the right to file a mechanics lien to claim the jobsite as collateral and force your payment. Although Mississippi liens were previously only available to general contractors, the law was changed drastically in 2014, and now encompasses most the contracting chain. This mechanics lien form can be used to file your claim.
Fill out the form on the right to download your Mississippi Mechanics Lien Form. Use this form to file a lien in Mississippi.
Rules and regulations for sending a Mississippi Mechanics Lien
In Mississippi, a lien claimant has 90 days from the date of his last furnishing labor and/or materials to the project to file a lien.
After completing the Mississippi Mechanics Lien Form, you must deliver it to the appropriate parties required by statute. Notices are typically served on the property owner and, for sub-tier parties, the general contractor. However, depending on the type of notice, it can be helpful to send notices to anyone else who is in charge of your payment, like a lender or surety company on the project.
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Can I file a lien? And how?!
can u file a lien if a license isn't required for work done
Yes, under Missisippi's lien laws, "no lien shall exist in faovr of any contractor or subcontractor who is not licensed as required..." Therefore, if a license isn't required by the MS State Board of Contractors to perform the work in question, than a license isn't required to be able to file a lien to secure payment.
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Need to place a lien
If you're looking to file a Mississippi mechanics lien, then this article will help: How to File a Mississippi Mechanics Lien | A Step-by-Step Guide. And, for additional background on Mississippi liens, this page will be useful as well: Mississippi Mechanics Lien Guide and FAQs.
Further, keep in mind that the mere threat of a lien claim may be enough to get paid since mechanics liens are such a powerfull tool. Further discussion here: What is A Notice of Intent to Lien And Should I Send One?
Finally, keep in mind that there are services out there - including Levelset - who can help with lien filings. To explore that option: Get Started on Your Mississippi Lien | Levelset.
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Mississippi County Recorders
Looking to file/record a mechanics lien in Mississippi? You'll need to get your Mississippi mechanics lien filed and recorded with the county recorder in the county where the construction project is located. Here is a listing of all county recorders in Mississippi. Click on any county to find more information about how to get your lien recorded in that county.
115 S Wall St
Natchez, Mississippi, 39120
phone: (601) 446-6684
fax: (601) 445-7913
200 S. Court St.
Cleveland, Mississippi, 38732
410 Market Street
Port Gibson, Mississippi, 39150
101 South Archusa Ave
Quitman, Mississippi, 39355
phone: (601) 776-2126
101 S Elm Ave
Collins, Mississippi, 39428
phone: (601) 765-6132
641 Main St
Hattisburg, Mississippi, 39401
phone: 601 545 6041
854 Highway 90, Suite B
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, 39520
phone: (228) 467-5404
730 Dr Martin Luter King Blvd
Biloxi, Mississippi, 39530
300 N Lamar Blvd, suite 114
Oxford, Mississippi, 38655
phone: (662) 234-7563
200 W. Jefferson
Tupelo, Mississippi, 38804
146 West Center Street
Canton, Mississippi, 39046-3735
phone: (601) 859-1177
401 E. Beacon Street, Suite 107
Philadelphia, Mississippi, 39350
PO BOX 431
Poplarville, Mississippi, 39470
211 East Government Street Suite D
Brandon, Mississippi, 39042
323 East Cavers Avenue
Wiggins, Mississippi, 39577
109 E. Main St.
New Albany, Mississippi, 38652
phone: (662) 534-1900
1009 Cherry Street
Vicksburg, Mississippi, 39183-2539
phone: (601) 636-4415