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    Illinois Mechanics Lien Products

    Illinois Lien Documents are Easy to File with LienItNow.com

    Illinois liens, bond claims, and lien related documents at your fingertips.


    File an Illinois Mechanics Lien

     

    Illinois 
mechanics lien LienItNow.com prepares, files and serves Illinois construction mechanics liens. Liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Mechanic’s Liens. When a lien is filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property. Liens on public property to do not attach to the real property, but rather to the money due from the owner to the prime contractor.

    Click Here to File an Illinois Lien.


    File an Illinois Discharge of Lien

    LienItNow.com prepares, files and serves Illinois Discharges of Mechanics’ Lien Claims. 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.

    Click Here to File an Illinois Lien Release.


    File an Illinois Pre-Lien Notice

    LienItNow.com prepares, files and serves Illinois pre-lien notices. Pre-notice required in Illinois within 60 days from beginning work on a single family, owner occupied residence, subcontractors and suppliers who do not have a contract with the owner must provide notice to the owner that they are supplying labor or materials. On all projects, within 90 days of the completion of the work, subcontractors and suppliers who do not have a contract with the owner must provide notice to the owner and the mortgagee.

    Click Here to File an Illinois Prelien Notice.


    File an Illinois Stop Notice

    LienItNow.com prepares and serves Illinois Stop Notices. A Stop Notice 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.

    Click Here to File an Illinois Stop Notice.


    File an Illinois Amendment of Lien

    LienItNow.com prepares, files and serves Illinois Amendments to Mechanics’ Lien Claims. 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.

    Click Here to File an Illinois Lien Amendment.


    File an Illinois Bond Claim

    LienItNow.com prepares, files and serves Illinois Bond Claims. 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 Illinois mechanics lien FAQ page.