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Note: This summary is not intended to be an all inclusive discussion of all state statutes on construction or mechanic’s lien laws, but does include basic provisions.This by no means constitutes a complete discussion of construction lien law and should not be interpreted as such. Parties seeking to know more about construction laws in their State should always consult their State statutes directly or an attorney.

State Statutes

ALABAMA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 4 months from last furnishing
  • Notice of Unpaid Balance must be served 5 days prior to actual Lien being filed Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from due date of last invoice Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of project

ALASKA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing or 15 days from Owners notice of Completion Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from completion of project

ARIZONA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 60 days of Notice of Completion or 120 days from Completion of project Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from final furnishing

ARKANSAS LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing
  • Notice of Unpaid Balance must be served 75 days from last furnishing Lien
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing
  • Intent to Lien must be filed 10 days prior to Actual Lien being filed Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days of last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 15 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from of last furnishing

CALIFORNIA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from Completion of Project or 30 days from Notice of Completion Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months of last furnishing or 6 months from Completion of Project Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from Completion of Project

COLORADO DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 4 months from last furnishing
  • Lien notice must be served 10 days prior to actual Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from last month or 6 months from Completion of Project Suit on Bond
  • Within 90 days from final settlement

CONNECTICUT LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Notice of Intent to Lien must be served with lien Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

DELAWARE LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing(Done by filing a Lawsuit) Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 3 months from Completion of Project Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year date Lien was filed or 6 months from Completion of Project Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from final payment on Original Contract

FLORIDA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 40 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 40 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 40 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

GEORGIA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 3 months from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 12 months from date debt became due Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project

IDAHO DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from Completion of Project

ILLINOIS LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Lien Notice within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Lien within 4 months from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing up to 180 days
  • Lien on State funds 60 days from last furnshing Foreclosure
  • Within 2 years from date of last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from Completion of Project Lien on Funds
  • Within 90 days from date lien filed

INDIANA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Residential Existing)
  • Within 60 days From first furnishing(New Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 60 days from last furnishing
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing (Commercial) Bond Claim
  • Within 60 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed or 30 days from Notice to Commence Suit Suit on Bond
  • Within 60 days of Completion of Project

IOWA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 30 days from Completion of Project Foreclosure
  • Within 2 years from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 60 days from Completion of Project

KANSAS DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 3 months from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing(Watch terms on Bond) Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from Completion of Project

KENTUCKY LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Notice of Contract

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public)
  • Protects from subsequent mortgages or conveyances

Notice of Intent to File a Lien

Residential Projects - Owner Occupied Single Or Double Family Dwelling within 75 days of Last furnishing

  • Other Private                                                                                                                                                          Projects Projects under $1,000.00 within 75 days of last furnishing                                                                     Projects over $1,000.00 within 120 days of last furnishingLiens
  • Within 6 months from last furnishing, recommended 120 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 12 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from date Claim is filed

LOUISIANA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 30 days after filing an Acceptance by Owner or Within 60 days from Completion of Project if no Notice of Contract was filed Bond Claim
  • Within 45 days from Completion of Project Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from date Claim was filed

MAINE LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

MARYLAND DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Intent to Lien within 90-120 days from last furnishing
  • Lien to be served 180 days from last furnishing by filing suit Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 180 days from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

MASSACHUSETTS LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 30 days from first furnishing Notice of ID(Commercial)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing Notice of ID(Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Notice of Contract within 60 days of Notice of Completion
  • Statement of Account within 90 days of Notice of Completion Bond Claim
  • Within 65 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 90 days from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

MICHIGAN LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project

MINNESOTA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 45 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 45 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing
  • Lien notice must be served 10 days prior to actual Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 120days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

MISSISSIPPI LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Stop Notice for supplier/subcontractor direct to GC Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 12 months from date debt became due Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project

MISSOURI DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 6 months from last furnishing
  • Lien notice must be served 10 days prior to actual Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 90 days from Completion of Project

MONTANA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 20 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 60 days from first furnishing (Public)Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing or 60 days from Notice of CompletionBond Claim
  • Within 90 days from Acceptance of JobForeclosure
  • Within 2 years from date Lien was filedSuit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

NEBRASKA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90-4 months days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 2 years from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from final settlement Principal Contract

NEVADA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 31 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 31 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing or 40 days from Notice of Completion Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

NEW HAMPSHIRE DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Before first furnishing Provide a Notice of Account every 30 days (Commercial)
  • Before first furnishing Provide a Notice of Account every 30 days(Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing by filing lawsuit Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from date of Claim

NEW JERSEY LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)​
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Notice of Unpaid Balance must be served 10 days prior to actual Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 60 days from Completion of Project is recorded
  • 90 days from last furnishing
  • Lien on Funds may be available Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

NEW MEXICO DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 60 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 60 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 60 days from Completion of Project Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 2 years from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project

NEW YORK LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing, Up to 8 months if you know payment has not been made
  • Public Improvement Lien within 30 days of Completion Bond Claim
  • Within 90-120 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing
  • Within 6 months of PI Lien Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

NORTH CAROLINA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Required if Notice of Contract is filed by General Contractor (Full Lien Rights)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Required if Notice of Contract is filed by General Contractor (Full Lien Rights)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public)
  • Required if Notice of Contract is filed by General Contractor (Full Lien Rights) Liens
  • Within 90-120 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 180 days from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

NORTH DAKOTA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Notice of Intent to Lien must be if not paid in 15 days Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 3 years from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project

OHIO DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 21 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 21 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 21 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 75 days from last furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 60 days from last furnishing (Residential) Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Lien on Funds within 120 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 years from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from date of Claim
  • Within 60 days if Notice to Commence Suit is filed

OKLAHOMA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 30-75 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 30-75 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 30-75 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing or Within 4 months if Direct to Owner Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 1 year from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

OREGON DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 8 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 8 days from first furnishing
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 75 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90-120 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 120 days from date Lien was filed
  • 10 day Notice prior to filing Suit Suit on Bond
  • Within 2 year from last furnishing

PENNSYLVANIA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • No Notice required, If not getting paid Intent to Lien needs to be filed at least 30 days before filing Lien (Commercial) and (Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days to 6months of last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 2 years from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

RHODE ISLAND DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing file Intent to Lien
  • Within 120 days from last file Mechanic's Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 120 days from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 2 year from last furnishing

SOUTH CAROLINA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 180 days from last funishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

SOUTH DAKOTA DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 120 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6years from last furnishing Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project/Final Settlement

TENNESSEE DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing or Completion of Project Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 90 days from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 6 months from last furnishing

TEXAS DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • If furnishing to a Subcontractor: 15th day of the 2nd month from first furnishing then after each month's furnishing after(Commercial and Residential)
  • If furnishing to General Contractor: 15th day of the 3rd month from first furnishing then each month's furnishing after (Commercial and Residential)
  • 15th day of the second month from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • 15th day of the 3rd month after debt accrues (Subcontractor) 15th day of the 4th month after debt accrues Bond Claim
  • 15th day of the 3rd month after debt accrues Foreclosure
  • Within 2 years from date Lien was filed or 1 year if receipt of Completion of Project Notice Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Claim filing

UTAH LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 12 months from Completion of Project Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

VERMONT DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90-120 days from last furnishing
  • Lien notice must be served 10 days prior to actual Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from final acceptance of project Foreclosure
  • Within 3 months from date lien filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from date of claim

VIRGINIA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Bond Claim
  • Within 90-180 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from date Lien was filed or 60 days from Notification of Completion of Project Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

WASHINGTON DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 10 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Lien on Funds 30 days from Completion of Project Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 8 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 4 months from date of Claim Filing

WEST VIRGINIA LIMITED TO UNPAID PORTION OF THE GENERAL CONTRACT

Preliminary Notice

  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Not required but recommended 30 days from first furnishing (Public) Lien
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Lien notice must be served 75 days prior to actual Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 6 months from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from last furnishing

WISCONSIN DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 60 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 60 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 6 months from last furnishing
  • Lien notice must be served 5 months prior to actual Lien
  • Lien on Funds 30 days prior to filing Lien on Property Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 2 years from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from Completion of Project

WYOMING DIRECT LIEN STATE

Preliminary Notice

  • Within 60 days from first furnishing (Commercial)
  • Within 30 days from first furnishing (Residential)
  • Within 60 days from first furnishing (Public) Liens
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing
  • Lien notice must be served 10 days prior to actual Lien Bond Claim
  • Within 90 days from last furnishing Foreclosure
  • Within 180 days from date Lien was filed Suit on Bond
  • Within 1 year from final payment on Original Contract