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when can you file a lein? how many day's after project was finished?

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Anonymous contractor
Oct 16, 2020

customer is very slow paying. Do I have to give 30days for grace period.

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Anonymous contractor
Oct 16, 2020

Under RCW §60.04.091, there is no required grace period before filing a Washington mechanics lien. The only important timeframe is the filing deadline, which is no later than ninety (90) days after the last date of furnishing labor and/or materials to the project. This is a hard deadline, if you fail to file a claim within that time period, you will no longer have the right to file a lien for that project. You should consider sending a Notice of Intent to Lien beforehand to potentia ly resolve the payment dispute before having to file a claim.

For more information, see: How to File a Washington Mechanics Lien | A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You Paid 

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Anonymous contractor
Oct 20, 2020
A lien must be filed within 90 days from the date of the last work.
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Anonymous contractor
Oct 20, 2020
The lien must be filed with the county within 90 days of the cessation of your labor. Be sure to file well before the 90 days lapses.
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