can i still file a lien after the home has been sold?

5 days ago
State: Florida

I need to file a mechanics lien in florida. But the home has been sold. What are my options now? can I go ahead and file the lien? if so whose name do I put on it, the new owner or previous owner?

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Project Role: Subcontractor
Project Type: Residential
Attorney Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
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Under Florida’s construction lien law, if you are still within 90 days from the date of your final furnishing, and have met other requirements, then you can record you lien. In terms of whose name goes on it and who will ultimately be liable for payment, there are a lot of factors that go into that, and you should consult with an attorney to confirm that you have a lien right and to discuss what claims other than a lien you may have. Feel free to reach out if you have any other questions.

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