Frequently Asked Questions - Michigan Mechanics Lien BBB Business Review

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Why LienItNow? provides online mechanics lien forms to help contractors, sub-contractors, and suppliers secure the payment they need. In three simple steps, complete your mechanics lien on your own time in only 10 quick minutes. Once a time-consuming process for construction companies, makes filing your mechanics lien faster and easier than ever. can also help you create bond claims, pre-lien notices and lien releases.

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What is a Michigan construction lien Claim?

In Michigan, unlike many other states, lien filed on construction projects are known as "construction liens" rather than mechanic's liens. Liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Michigan construction liens or mechanics liens. When a Michigan construction claim of lien is filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property. Contractors have no construction lien rights in the State of Michigan on public projects. They do, however, have the right to make bond claims.

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Who can file a Michigan construction lien claim?
Are pre-notices for a Michigan construction lien claim required?
Can you file a Michigan construction lien claim without a pre-notice?
When should a Michigan construction lien claim be filed?
How much does it cost to file a Michigan construction lien claim?
Do I need a written contract in order to file a Michigan construction lien claim?
How does filing a Michigan construction lien Claim help me get my money?

On a private project, the Michigan mechanics' lien places an encumbrance on the property that makes it difficult to resell or re-finance the property without first removing the lien.

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What is a Michigan Stop Notice and why should it be filed
What is a Michigan Amendment to a construction lien Claim?
When should a Michigan Discharge of construction lien claim be filed?
How much does it cost to file a Michigan Extension of a construction lien Claim?
Can I file a Bond Claim on a Michigan Project?
Do I need to file a Pre-Notice to make a claim against a Michigan payment bond?

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