You have the right to file a mechanic’s lien in Arizona if you have furnished the following in the construction, alteration, repair, or improvement of any building, or other structure :
- professional services,
- tools, and/or
Even though you may have provided a service listed above, you MUST have a contract with the owner or with an agent of the owner. Design Professionals are required to have a written contract with the property owner, or a written or oral contract with the architect who has a written contract with the owner. Only parties who have a written contract with an owner-occupant may file a lien against his dwelling. Suppliers to suppliers are not qualified to file a mechanic’s lien in Arizona.