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General Question. We are an equipment supplier and we only rent/lease/sale equipment to our customers (subcontractor). Our business structure is to bill on a monthly basis. When equipment is rented we receive a contract with a job address that the equipment is on at that time. However, the equipment could potentially move to different job locations throughout the month. How do we send out monthly notices and potentially file a lien with our business structure?...Read More
Haley Wooten
2 answersAdd commentDec 9, 2022
TexasMechanics LienMonthly NoticePreliminary Notice
I work for myself. I was hired by my buddies boss to rebuild a motor in a 300 Chrysler. This motor was already taken apart and left on the ground. I'm the 2nd person to pick up after the 1st guy left. We were both unsure if it would start after o rebuilt it from this state. After 2 months of rebuilding this motor, it would not start. He called me last week and said he was taking it to a dealership. He owes for my labor over these 2 months. Do I lean his home or the vehicle. His intentions were/are to sell it after it starts. If it ever does. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 4, 2023
ColoradoConstruction ContractLien WaiversMechanics LienPreliminary NoticeRetainage
We have a contract with a gc on a private commercial building. I am having trouble collecting information on the owner to file our preliminary notice but our contract mentions a bond (I also have not been given information on the bond company) do I still need to file a preliminary notice? How do I go about getting the information I need? What if they don't give me the information within the 20 days of starting work?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJul 23, 2018
NevadaBonding Off LienMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
Is there any way to amend a preliminary lien notice in California? Or do you just have to refile? ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 30, 2020
CaliforniaMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
Subcontractor states preliminary notice is affecting their ability to be funded by the bank. They have asked us to retract preliminary and once funding is approved, we can re-instate....Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 2, 2023
UtahLien DeadlinesLien ReleasesPreliminary Notice
I am a material supplier and I filed a prelim the next day after materials were delivered and it looks like in NH a prelim needs to be filed before delivery. Am I still protected if the prelim is sent but is late?...Read More
Anonymous Material Supplier
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 2, 2023
New HampshireMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
i finished a job at school ran by a church . The church hired me to do water mitigation on Jan 1, 2021. I completed the work on Jan 9, 2021. I m having trouble getting my invoice paid. Need to know whether I have 60 days or 75 days to file a mechanic lien. ...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 26, 2021
OhioPreliminary Notice
Hello, I am trying to file an NC-required preliminary notice. If I understand correctly, this notice must be sent to a lien agent (NC - title insurance company) rather than the property owner. I read the article "What Is a Lien Agent?" which states that these agents are "highly visible" compared to trying to find a property owner, but the article doesn't mention how I would go about finding them. Can you please shed some light on how I might find the lien agent for a construction job? Thanks so much for your help!...Read More
Jeff Higdon
1 answerAdd commentJan 18, 2023
North CarolinaPreliminary Notice
I didn't file a preliminary notice on time - but the owner didn't say anything about it. Can I file a lien later, if I need to? Isn't it the owners obligation to raise the issue?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 24, 2017
CaliforniaLien DeadlinesMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
What does a "real exception is wage earners" of #1 of this artical mean? I am not a contractor and did various work for the owner of the property(i.e. painting, built shelving, did yard work, cleaning, etc.) just about anything that did not require a license. Did I need to file a 20 day preliminary lien?...Read More
Anonymous Laborer
1 answerAdd commentNov 10, 2020
ArizonaMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
We noticed that the Owner, Direct Contractor, and Construction Lender share the same address, we are wondering if we need to send each recipient a separate Preliminary Notice even though they all have the same address or would one notice suffice the requirement....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 31, 2023
CaliforniaPreliminary Notice
We have an opportunity to see product in bulk out of state. The purchaser wants to place us on 30 days net. While I am negotiating that detail, it non the less brings up the issue of potential non payment. How do preliminary notices apply to goods purchased out of state? I am sure they are available, my question is directed toward their enforceability. I am trying to avoid purchasing credit insurance and hope inter state purchases can and will be lien able. ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentOct 20, 2017
CaliforniaLien DeadlinesMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
Can we file a notice of Termination and have it filed with the county if the homeowner never signs it? Will that give us lien rights as we have not worked on this property for over a year!...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 23, 2023
LouisianaCollectionsLien WaiversMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
We haven't received payment from the General Contractor who hired us. We had never sent the homeowners or GC a preliminary notice. Its been about 90 days since we have been waiting on payment. Am I still able to send a preliminary notice? Or can I just go ahead and said a Notice of Intent to the homeowners and GC?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 27, 2023
IowaNotice of Intent to LienPreliminary Notice
Our customer works at a university and orders material for maintenance projects all the time. We provide supplies for each PO# and for different locations. We bill our customer and then they bill the university. Would a NOF work in this situation? If not, what would to protect our interest?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 21, 2019
OhioPreliminary Notice