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Leverage Our Platform To File A Mechanics Lien In New York

zlien knows the precise methods in order to obtain a mechanics lien in New York. New York is unique in that it is what is known as a non-notice state, meaning that a preliminary notice, or any notice for that matter, isn’t required to obtain a mechanics lien. In New York there is a strict set of guidelines a contractor or subcontractor must go through in order to secure a mechanics lien, which, in New York is known as a “Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law for Account of Private Improvement.”  zlien’s platform can  prepare and record your New York mechanics lien claim.

Why New York Contractors Should Go With zlien

The law carries with it a strict array of rules when filing liens in New York. One example is that liens in New York must be filed with appropriate county recorder. In addition to filing with that recorder, the lien must also be delivered to the property owner and all other parties “up the contracting chain,” with an affidavit proving delivered filed along with the lien. These are just a few of the strict rules one must abide by when filing a mechanics lien or “Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law for Account of Private Improvement” in New York. Placing the task of preparing, filing and serving your “Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law For Account of Private Improvement,” otherwise known as a mechanics lien, assures that all of the details are taken care of and making your chances of a swift payment improved.

New York Mechanic’s Lien Frequently Asked Questions

How To File A Mechanic’s Lien In New York?

Filing a mechanic’s lien in New York is a intensive and complicated process. A mechanic’s lien document must contain required information pursuant to New York statutes, including identification of the record property owner and legal property description. When the lien is prepared and ready to go, the work is not over, as it must then be filed in the proper county recorders office, and the lien claim must be served on the property owner.  zlien makes it easy to file a mechanic’s lien in New York. You simply fill out our online order form and sit back to relax.  Our staff takes care of all the intensive steps, and ensures your lien is filed and served.

What Is The Deadline To File A Mechanic’s Lien In New York?

Generally, a mechanics lien in New York must be filed within 8 months of last furnishing labor and/or materials to a construction project.  This is the time requirement for every party to a construction project, including prime contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and architects. There is, however, one exception tot he rule for work performed on single-family residential projects.  On these type of projects in New York, the mechanic’s lien must be filed within just 4 months of the last date of furnishing services.

If Notice Required To File A Mechanic’s Lien in New York?

No.  New York is a pure non-notice state, and doesn’t require any preliminary or prelien notices.

Why Choose zlien to File Your New York Mechanic’s Lien?

You can trust zlien with your New York mechanic’s lien claim. zlien is the leader in the industry in filing mechanics lien claims in New York and across the nation. Our company has developed and uses proprietary software that ensures your lien forms are prepared in accordance with statutory requirements. Further, zlien has strict privacy policies, strong online security procedures and carriers errors and omissions insurance to protect its clients.  zlien protects its customers with a service satisfaction guarantee and by carrying errors and omissions insurance.  All of this is backed up by a 100% service satisfaction guarantee.

How Long Will It Take To Process My zlien Order?

Mechanic’s lien orders are usually processed by zlien within 2-4 business days. We offer a rush service for $95, which will guarantee processing within 1 business day. The mechanic’s lien is recorded in New York following our processing, either by direct delivery to the recorder or by courier (depending on the county), as New York is not yet set up for e-recording.





Mechanics Lien in New York