Mechanics Lien – Extension of Time to Enforce Lien & Notice of Credit

15 minutes

Within 90 days of recording a mechanics lien, contractors, subcontractors, and materials suppliers must file a lawsuit to foreclose on the lien. Claimants who miss this deadline forfeit the right to file a lien foreclosure lawsuit. In some circumstances, claimants may record a notice of credit, signed by the owner of the construction site, to extend the deadline to file a lawsuit for up to one year.

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William L. Porter


Specializing in construction law and labor and employment law, William Porter is also the President of Porter Law Group, Inc. He has practiced construction law for more than 25 years in private, state and federal construction claims before state and federal courts.

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