A national manufacturer and installer of retail mall and storefront signs asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a MICHIGAN Claim of Lien (Michigan Construction Lien Act § 570.1111) on a strip mall located in Cheboygan, MI within Cheboygan County. According to Wikipedia, the name of the county shares the same origin as that of the Cheboygan River.
General/Prime Contractors and Subcontractors on private Commercial projects can record a MICHIGAN Claim Of Mechanic’s Lien up to ninety (90) days after the last day providing equipment, labor, materials or services for a project. Record at the County Register of Deeds Office where a project was located. Cost to record a lien or release with the Cheboygan County Register of Deeds is a flat $30 fee. The office does accept out of state business checks. Make the check out to REGISTER OF DEEDS. Include a self addressed stamped envelope.
Turn around time to record is same day received. Recorded liens and releases will be returned with one week.
A lawsuit to foreclose on the property must be filed within one (1) year from the date of recording the Claim Of Lien. If the lawsuit is not filed, the, Register Of Deeds can then invalidate the expired Claim Of Lien.