How to File a Mechanics Lien in Illinois Guide

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How to File a Mechanics Lien in Illinois Guide

Everything you need to know to file a mechanics lien in Illinois.

Illinois’s mechanics lien laws are relied upon by thousands of companies every day to protect the right to get paid. The Illinois mechanics lien law, like all lien law, requires careful attention to detail. Any little mistake can invalidate the lien and put your receivables at risk.

Do not be intimidated, however. Everything you’ll need is provided in this guidebook:

  • The information required in an Illinois mechanics lien
  • A special note regarding signatures in Illinois liens
  • How to file a lien in Illinois
  • How to serve a lien in Illinois
  • Free lien templates for subcontractors, GCs, and parties who contract with tenants

This guidebook will take you step-by-step through preserving your mechanics lien claim and enforcing it.