The general contractor hired me to work hourly, paychecks kept coming later and later finialy after oweing me 2000 he said he's waiting for money and cant pay. I last worked feb 11 and he wont answer my calls. He acknowledged in a text he owes me and said hes not trying to screw me but he is, how long do I have to file a lein?? Is it too late? Can I go after the home owners property?? The general contractor hired me he also owes 2 other people.