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Notice of Commencement
10 days from first furnishing

Notice of Commencement

The General Contractor is required to post a ?Commencement of Work? Notice through the Secretary of State?s Mechanic?s Lien and Notice Registry website. This must be posted no later than 10 days after commencement of the work.

Lien
2 years from last furnishing

Mechanic's Lien (GC's only)

A Mechanic's Lien must be filed within two years of last furnishing.

Preliminary Notice
As soon as possible

Preliminary Notice

This preliminary notice is done on the Mechanic's Notice and Lien Registry webiste (MNLR). This notice must be sent as soon as possible. Failure to send this notice means you will be limited only to the balance due from the GC or the owner at the time the notice is filed.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Mechanic's Lien (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien should be filed within 90 days. It can be filed after the 90-day deadline. However, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

Lien
As soon as possible

Mechanic's Lien Filed After 90 Days (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien should be filed within 90 days. It can be filed after the 90-day deadline. However, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

Preliminary Notice
As soon as possible

Preliminary Notice

This preliminary notice is done on the Mechanic's Notice and Lien Registry webiste (MNLR). This notice must be sent as soon as possible. Failure to send this notice means you will be limited only to the balance due from the GC or the owner at the time the notice is filed.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Mechanic's Lien (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien should be filed within 90 days. It can be filed after the 90-day deadline. However, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

Lien
As soon as possible

Mechanic's Lien Filed After 90 Days (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien should be filed within 90 days. It can be filed after the 90-day deadline. However, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

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Notice of Commencement
10 days from first furnishing

Notice to General Contractor/Owner-Builder By Subcontractor/Supplier of Labor or materials to a Subcontractor (Commercial Projects only)

The General Contractor is required to post a ?Commencement of Work? Notice through the Secretary of State?s Mechanic?s Lien and Notice Registry website. This must be posted no later than 10 days after commencement of the work.

Lien
2 years from last furnishing

Mechanic's Lien (GC's only)

A Mechanic's Lien must be filed within two years of last furnishing.

Preliminary Notice
30 days from first furnishing

Notice to General Contractor/Owner-Builder By Subcontractor/Supplier of Labor or materials to a Subcontractor (Commercial Projects only)

You have 30 days from first furnishing labor and/or materials to send your Notice to General Contractor/Owner-Builder By Subcontractor/Supplier of Labor or Materials to a Subcontractoron commercial projects.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Mechanic's Lien (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien should be filed within 90 days. It can be filed after the 90-day deadline. However, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

Lien
As soon as possible

Mechanic's Lien Filed After 90 Days (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien can be filed past the 90 day deadline, however, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

Preliminary Notice
30 days from first furnishing

Notice to General Contractor/Owner-Builder By Subcontractor/Supplier of Labor or materials to a Subcontractor (Commercial Projects only)

You have 30 days from first furnishing labor and/or materials to send your Notice to General Contractor/Owner-Builder By Subcontractor/Supplier of Labor or Materials to a Subcontractoron commercial projects.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Mechanic's Lien (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien should be filed within 90 days. It can be filed after the 90-day deadline. However, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

Lien
As soon as possible

Mechanic's Lien Filed After 90 Days (Subcontractor)

A Mechanic's Lien can be filed past the 90 day deadline, however, it will only apply to whatever funds have not yet been paid to the general contractor.

What is your role on the project?
Statutory Documents are not required for General Contractors
Preliminary Notice
30 days from first furnishing

Preliminary Notice

A Preliminary Notice must be sent to the contractor 30 days from first furnishing materials or labor.

Claim on Bond
30 days from last furnishing

Claim on Bond

A Claim on bond must be filed within 30 days of completing work. Be mindful that the claim must be enforced more than 30 days after completion but not more than 60 days after completion.

Lien Upon Funds
30 days from last furnishing

Claim for Material or Labor (Public Lien Upon Funds)

A Lien Upon Funds for public projects is a collection tool available to subcontractors and suppliers when not getting paid. This lien must be sent within 30 days of completion and final acceptance of the project.

Preliminary Notice
30 days from first furnishing

Preliminary Notice

A Preliminary Notice must be sent to the contractor 30 days from first furnishing materials or labor.

Preliminary Notice
30 days from 1st furnishing

Notification By Material Supplier (Public Improvement Only)

A Notification by Material Suppliers on public projects have 30 days from first furnishing to send this notice.

Claim on Bond
30 days from last furnishing

Claim on Bond

A Claim on bond must be filed within 30 days of completing work. Be mindful that the claim must be enforced more than 30 days after completion but not more than 60 days after completion.

Lien Upon Funds
30 days from last furnishing

Claim for Material or Labor (Public Lien Upon Funds)

A Lien Upon Funds for public projects is a collection tool available to subcontractors and suppliers when not getting paid. This lien must be sent within 30 days of completion and final acceptance of the project.

What is your role on the project?
Statutory Documents are not required for General Contractors
Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a preliminary notice for federal projects, it is best practice for subcontractors to do so. Sending a preliminary notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Claim on Bond
90 days from last furnishing

Miller Act Notice

Miller Act Notice needs to be sent by the subcontractor 90 days from last furnishing of labor and/or materials to the federal project.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement for suppliers to send a preliminary notice, it is best practice to do so for federal projects. Sending a preliminary notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Claim on Bond
90 days from last furnishing

Miller Act Notice

A Miller Act Notice is required to be sent by the supplier 90 days from last furnishing of labor and/or materials to the federal project.

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ABC Supply
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Mark Kashmanian
Rams
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