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i have a recorded mechanics lien in santa clara county the lien was recorded in Nov 4, 2020, I have not received the rec

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Anonymous contractor
Nov 17, 2020

i have a recorded mechanics lien in santa clara county the lien was recorded in Nov 4, 2020, I have not received the recorded copies yet, what should i do next.

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Anonymous contractor
Nov 18, 2020
The Recorder’s offices are usually slow these days due to the virus etc.
Did you put your return address in the upper left of the first page?
Don’t forget that you must sue on the lien 90 days after it is recorded or it will become invalid.
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Anonymous contractor
Nov 21, 2020

You also have to serve the lien. You have 90 days from recording to file a lawsuit to foreclose on the lien. You can also sue whoever your contract was with for breach of contract. The breach of contract case has a longer time frame.  

Since it has not been that long since you recorded the lien, you may want to follow up with a demand letter and then consider next steps involving the court.

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