Washington DC Mechanics Lien Form
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In Washington DC, contractors who perform construction work, and are unpaid, are allowed to file a Notice of Mechanics Lien against the property and the funds of the owner.
Fill out the form on the right to download your Washington DC Mechanics Lien Form. Use this form to file a lien in Washington DC.
Rules and regulations for sending a Washington DC Mechanics Lien
Contractors have 90 days from the completion of their work to file a mechanics lien in DC. The lien must be filed before the expiration of this period.
After completing the Washington DC 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.
Others are asking about Washington DC Mechanics Lien
Subcontractor is threatening to put a lien on my property after my contractor terminated him.
It is probably worthwhile to get your lawyer involved in this now while it is still a monor problem, but the short answer is to withhold $65,000 from payments to the GC and tell him to get it resolved. If a workman's lien is filed, you can then petition the court to release the lien and post the claimed amount in the registry of the court so the contractor and the sub can fight about it. Sometimes, you can collect attorneys fee for that.
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Additional resourcesOf course, in some cases, claims will have to be made. For more on how to file a Washington DC mechanics lien: (1) How to File a Mechanics Lien in Washington, DC | A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You Paid; and (2) Washington DC Mechanics Lien Guide and FAQs. Or, to discuss your options with a local lawyer, one of these attorneys may be able to help: Find a Washington DC Construction Lawyer.
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Other forms to use in Washington DC
Washington DC County Recorders
Looking to file/record a mechanics lien in Washington DC? You'll need to get your Washington DC 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 Washington DC. Click on any county to find more information about how to get your lien recorded in that county.
1101 4th Street, SW, 5th Floor
Washington, Washington DC, 20024
phone: (202) 727-5374