In Vermont, liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Mechanic’s Liens. When a Vermont construction lien is filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property.
Contractors, as well as subcontractors, sub-subcontractors and suppliers who have a contract with a general contractor or a subcontractor can file a Vermont mechanics lien.
In Vermont, preliminary notices are not required when filing a lien.
Vermont mechanics’ liens on private property must be filed within 180 days of the last date the lienor provided materials, labor or services to the Project.
Oral contracts are sufficient if you have sufficient documentation to show the existence of an agreement or that you performed the work for which you are attempting to file a Vermont Mechanics Lien Claim.
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