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Massachusetts Lien & Bond Claim Deadlines

What is your project type?
What is your role on the project?
Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a Preliminary Notice, it is best business practice to do so. Sending a Preliminary Notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Contract (General Contractor)

The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Statement of Account
The initiates the deadline to file suit

Statement of Account

Statement of Account is sent after you have sent your prerequisite Notice of Contract. The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Notice of Identification of Second Tier & Lower Subcontractors to General Contractor

Best business practice is to mail a Notice of Identification to the general contractor within 30 days of starting work. This identifies a lower-tier Subcontractor or supplier that they are working on the project. If the notice is sent, the lien is not limited to the amount due or to become due to supplier and/or subcontractor. If the Notice of Identification was not sent, a second-tier supplier or Subcontractor can still assert a mechanic?s lien; however, it would be limited to the amount due or to become due to the Subcontractor that the supplier or Subcontractor contracted with

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Contract (Subcontractor/ Supplier)

The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Statement of Account
The initiates the deadline to file suit

Statement of Account

Statement of Account is sent after you have sent your prerequisite Notice of Contract. The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Notice of Identification of Second Tier & Lower Subcontractors to General Contractor

Best business practice is to mail a Notice of Identification to the general contractor within 30 days of starting work. This identifies a lower-tier Subcontractor or supplier that they are working on the project. If the notice is sent, the lien is not limited to the amount due or to become due to supplier and/or subcontractor. If the Notice of Identification was not sent, a second-tier supplier or Subcontractor can still assert a mechanic?s lien; however, it would be limited to the amount due or to become due to the Subcontractor that the supplier or Subcontractor contracted with

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Contract (Subcontractor/ Supplier)

The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Statement of Account
The initiates the deadline to file suit

Statement of Account

Statement of Account is sent after you have sent your prerequisite Notice of Contract. The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

What is your role on the project?
Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a Preliminary Notice, it is best business practice to do so. Sending a Preliminary Notice advises all parties that you are working on the project and helps you get paid faster.

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Contract (General Contractor)

The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien. You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Statement of Account
The initiates the deadline to file suit

Statement of Account

Statement of Account is sent after you have sent your prerequisite Notice of Contract. The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Notice of Identification of Second Tier & Lower Subcontractors to General Contractor

Best business practice is to mail a Notice of Identification to the general contractor within 30 days of starting work. This identifies a lower-tier Subcontractor or supplier that they are working on the project. If the notice is sent, the lien is not limited to the amount due or to become due to supplier and/or subcontractor. If the Notice of Identification was not sent, a second-tier supplier or Subcontractor can still assert a mechanic?s lien; however, it would be limited to the amount due or to become due to the Subcontractor that the supplier or Subcontractor contracted with

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Contract (Subcontractor/ Supplier)

The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Statement of Account
The initiates the deadline to file suit

Statement of Account

Statement of Account is sent after you have sent your prerequisite Notice of Contract. The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Notice of Identification of Second Tier & Lower Subcontractors to General Contractor

Best business practice is to mail a Notice of Identification to the general contractor within 30 days of starting work. This identifies a lower-tier Subcontractor or supplier that they are working on the project. If the notice is sent, the lien is not limited to the amount due or to become due to supplier and/or subcontractor. If the Notice of Identification was not sent, a second-tier supplier or Subcontractor can still assert a mechanic?s lien; however, it would be limited to the amount due or to become due to the Subcontractor that the supplier or Subcontractor contracted with

Lien
90 days from last furnishing

Notice of Contract (Subcontractor/ Supplier)

The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

Statement of Account
The initiates the deadline to file suit

Statement of Account

Statement of Account is sent after you have sent your prerequisite Notice of Contract. The first step is to obtaining lien rights is to record the Notice of Contract, which starts the lien process. On the date the owner is provided a copy of the recorded Notice of Contract, that sets the maximum value of the lien: a lien cannot exceed the amount due or to become due to the party the supplier contracted with (in this case, the general contractor). You only have 90 days from substantial completion to lien the property. The second step is to record a statement of account 120 days from substantial completion. This initiates the clock to foreclose, which is 90 days from recording a statement of account.

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, it is best business practice 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
65 days from last furnishing

Claim on Bond

A Claim on Bond must be sent 65 days from last furnishing labor and/or materials.

Preliminary Notice
Recommended but not required

Preliminary Notice

Although it is not a legal requirement to send a Preliminary Notice, it is best business practice 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
65 days from last furnishing

Claim on Bond

A Claim on Bond must be sent 65 days from last furnishing labor and/or materials.

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 in Washington, 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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SunRay has provided us with a partnership to manage construction documents throughout the United States.
Rick Russel
ABC Supply
SunRay will make sure that notices are issued timely, properly, legally. SunRay offers me peace of mind and to my operations
Mark Kashmanian
Rams
SunRay helps us collect our money, protect our money. It is user-friendly, provides a lot of information and is easier to keep track of everything that we do online.
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