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The Importance of Knowing When Your Lien Period Begins

In nearly every state, the construction lien statutes require that claimants record their mechanics lien withing a certain “lien period.”    The start of the lien period has a specific beginning date, and the lien period usually extends for a period of days or months from this start date.   Mechanic liens…

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Virginia’s Payment Chain & Why It’s Important to Lien Early

By statute, the deadline for contractors to file mechanics liens on projects in Virgina is 90 days from the last providing of services or materials.  However, because of Virginia’s unique “payment chain,”  subs and suppliers should file their liens as soon as problems become apparent.

The “payment chain” rules can be…

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