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File a California Mechanics Lien


California mechanics lien prepares, files and serves California construction mechanics liens for a fee of $290.00. When a California construction lien is filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property.

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File a California Discharge of Lien prepares, files and serves California Discharges of Mechanics’ Lien Claims for a fee of $85.00. Once the lienor has been paid the amount contained in its lien claim, or has come to an agreement that requires the lien claim to be removed from the property records, a Discharge of Mechanics’ Lien Claim should be filed.

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File a California Pre-Lien Notice prepares, files and serves California pre-lien notices for a fee of $50.00. Pre-notice is required within 20 days of the commencement of work on the property. Subcontractors and suppliers should provide written notice to the owner, the general contractor and the construction lender that they are performing work on the property. If the notice is served late, then the claimant can claim a lien for the value of the labor or materials provided in the 20 days preceding the service of the notice and thereafter.

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File a California Stop Notice prepares and serves California Stop Notices for a fee of $125.00.  A Stop Notice can be filed on both public and private projects, and is a notification that has the ability to enhance the effectiveness of a mechanic’s lien. A Stop Notice, or a notice to withhold funds, is sent to the company that is financing or funding the construction funds for a project. Once that company receives the Stop Notice, that company has notice that it should withhold sufficient money to satisfy the stop notice claim. The purpose of the Stop Notice is to provide the lender, financiers or funders of the construction project notice that there is money owed to a contractor, subcontractor or supplier so that an inquiry can be made as to why that money is not being paid. The 20 day pre-notice is required to be eligible to file a Stop Notice.

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File a California Amendment of Lien prepares, files and serves California Amendments to Mechanics’ Lien Claims for a fee of $250.00. Amendments to a mechanics’ lien claim are often needed when something about the claim changes. Common changes to a lien claim are increases or reductions in the amount due to the lienor, or a change to the last date of work.

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File a California Bond Claim prepares, files and serves California Bond Claims for a fee of $275.00. Bond claims can only be filed on a project where the owner, contractor or subcontractor has obtained a payment bond to ensure that every contractor receives payment for the work performed on the Project. The payment bonds issued by sureties for construction projects have specific timing requirements, but most require claimants to submit claims against the bond within sixty to ninety days from the claimants’ last date of work. Bond claims are as or more effective than a lien claim because the payment bond acts as a guarantee that payment will be made for work properly completed.

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More questions?  Visit our California mechanics lien FAQ page.