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I'm a sub-contractor and the project we are working on is just about done. The general contractor is changing. Do I need to serve a new preliminary notice or is my original prelim sufficent?...Read More
Jennifer Fazalbhoy
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 27, 2021
CaliforniaPreliminary Notice
Hi I am wondering if you can help me. We did a job at a ski resort pouring concrete ect. Do I need to send a preliminary notice before I can file a lien? If so, is the time frame to do so different then if it was a private residential job? ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 23, 2021
MinnesotaPreliminary Notice
My fence contractor began work back in the beginning of May. They never filed a Preliminary Notice. Their work is terrible and while they have now completed the job yesterday (8/19/2021) to the best of their ability though not perfect, the refuse to take less than full payment. They want to put a lien on my house for the balance of $1877 as I am willing to still give $1877 additional to the $3755 owed. I am also the leasee of the property owned by a trust where I am the beneficiary, but not the trustee. Can they put a lien this late or take any action against me for non full payment? Thanks!...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 20, 2021
UtahConstruction ContractMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
I wasn’t very knowledgeable about the process to file a mechanics lien so I might have submitted the Preliminary Notice late. Can I still do it if it’s only a day over 20 days?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentSep 22, 2021
UtahPreliminary Notice
In Ohio, if the General Contractor has a direct executed contract with the Owner -does the General Contractor have to send out a "Notice of Furnishings" or is the Notice of Furnishings in Ohio only for Subcontractors and Material Suppliers who do not have a "direct Contract" with the Owner. The General Contractor is using subcontractors on the Project. We know "when" there is "no" Notice of Commencement filed with the County, no one has to send out a "Notice of Furnishings" to preserve Lien rights in Ohio. It seems everything is silent on any specific process for the General Contractor to follow other than for the General Contractor to file a lien if he does not get paid without anything being said about doing anything before the lien is filed to preserve the General Contractor's lien rights. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentSep 22, 2021
OhioPreliminary Notice
We're a subcontractor working on a large apartment building. We haven't filed a right to lien and our first day out there was March 22nd. ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 17, 2021
WashingtonMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
On all of my invoices I have #subject to a mechanics lien if not paid within 30 days. So that should count as a preliminary notice? I’ve done work for a restoration company and there not paying the amount invoiced. How would the mechanics lien affect them? Thanks B....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentSep 15, 2021
CaliforniaPreliminary Notice
How long do you have to file a notice to lien in the state of Texas ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 15, 2021
TexasPreliminary Notice
What are my options if a contractor had me sign a contract (I am not a legal representative of the party which owns the property - who are my parents) and the verbal contracts we made have been ignored for that which is written. They have now sent a Twenty Day Preliminary Notice which is addressed to my father's name yet he did not sign the contract. Do I respond to the notice as it was mailed to the property, and I live here but my parents do not....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentSep 14, 2021
ArizonaConstruction ContractPreliminary Notice
We finished this roofing job on 8/23/2021 and sent invoice on the same day, I have sent some due reminders but have not received a reply. I have sent the preliminary notice to owner on 9/8/2021....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentSep 9, 2021
CaliforniaMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
I have a subcontract directly with the General Contractor. I have been paid in full except retention and a large amount of change order work due to flooding that is being held up by the GC's insurance claim. I want to file a lien but realized I never sent a preliminary notice. Since I do have a excecuted contract can I still file a Mechanics Lien?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentSep 8, 2021
CaliforniaMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
How does a home owner adjust incorrect information on a 20 day preliminary notice before acknowledging it?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentSep 12, 2021
ArizonaPreliminary Notice
I have three different jobs with the same sub-contractor, but they all have the same delivery address. ...Read More
Anonymous Material Supplier
1 answerAdd commentSep 9, 2021
CaliforniaPreliminary Notice
As a first tier sub-contractor on a California public works project, am I required to provide my second tier sub-contractor with the pre-lien information. Thanks, Rob Page...Read More
Robert Page
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 10, 2021
CaliforniaPreliminary Notice
In Texas, how do you challenge the validity of a mechanics lien filed by lower-tiered subs and suppliers when they haven't properly sent monthly preliminary notices? The project is non-residential....Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
2 answersAdd commentSep 7, 2021
TexasPreliminary Notice