VIRGINIA

Lien Deadlines And Notices
 
1st Notice
Commercial Existing Residential New Residential
Preliminary Notice Preliminary Notice / Notice To Mechanic’s Lien Agent Preliminary Notice / Notice To Mechanic’s Lien Agent
 
Optional. A Preliminary Notice delivered to the Owner and other legal parties soon after the start of a private Commercial project is effective in reminding all parties of future Bond, Mechanic’s Lien or Stop Notice rights for slow/non payment.

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Optional. A Preliminary Notice delivered to the Owner and other legal parties soon after the start of a private Commercial project is effective in reminding all parties of future Bond, Mechanic’s Lien or Stop Notice rights for slow/non payment.

If the Owner names a Mechanic’s Lien Agent, VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-4.01mandates that a VIRGINIA Notice To Mechanic’s Lien Agent must be sent by Certified Mail or personal delivery to the Agent within thirty (30) days after first furnishing construction related equipment, labor, materials or services. If a building permit for a residential project is later modified by the party obtaining the building permit to include the name of a Mechanic’s Lien Agent, that agent must be must be sent by Certified Mail or personal delivery a VIRGINIA Notice To Mechanic’s Lien Agent.

TRADITION LIEN SERVICE can research and send this notice on your behalf for only $24. Or, you can print this VIRGINIA notice and others by purchasing PreLien2Lien from TRADITION SOFTWARE for as little as $149.

Optional. A Preliminary Notice delivered to the Owner and other legal parties soon after the start of a private Commercial project is effective in reminding all parties of future Bond, Mechanic’s Lien or Stop Notice rights for slow/non payment.

If the Owner names a Mechanic’s Lien Agent, VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-4.01mandates that a VIRGINIA Notice To Mechanic’s Lien Agent must be sent by Certified Mail or personal delivery to the Agent within thirty (30) days after first furnishing construction related equipment, labor, materials or services. If a building permit for a residential project is later modified by the party obtaining the building permit to include the name of a Mechanic’s Lien Agent, that agent must be must be sent by Certified Mail or personal delivery a VIRGINIA Notice To Mechanic’s Lien Agent.

TRADITION LIEN SERVICE can research and send this notice on your behalf for only $24. Or, you can print this VIRGINIA notice and others by purchasing PreLien2Lien from TRADITION SOFTWARE for as little as $149.


 
Lien Warning
Commercial Existing Residential New Residential
Notice Of Intent To File A Bond Claim, Mechanic’s Lien Or Stop Notice Notice Of Intent To File A Bond Claim, Mechanic’s Lien Or Stop Notice Notice Of Intent To File A Bond Claim, Mechanic’s Lien Or Stop Notice
 

Optional. Consider delivering by certified mail a Notice Of Intent To File A Bond Claim, Mechanic’s Lien or Stop Notice to the Owner and other legal parties ten (10) days before recording a lien.

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Optional. Consider delivering by certified mail a Notice Of Intent To File A Bond Claim, Mechanic’s Lien or Stop Notice to the Owner and other legal parties ten (10) days before recording a lien.

TRADITION LIEN SERVICE can research and send this notice on your behalf for only $40. Or, you can print this VIRGINIA notice and others by purchasing PreLien2Lien from TRADITION SOFTWARE for as little as $149.

Optional. Consider delivering by certified mail a Notice Of Intent To File A Bond Claim, Mechanic’s Lien or Stop Notice to the Owner and other legal parties ten (10) days before recording a lien.

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Construction Lien
Commercial Existing Residential New Residential
Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim
 
On private Commercial projects VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-5 mandates that a notarized VIRGINIA Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By General Contractor must be recorded by General Contractors no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-8 mandates that a notarized VIRGINIA Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By Subcontractor must be recorded no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-10 mandates that a notarized Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By Sub-Subcontractor must be recorded by Sub-Subcontractors no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

All notarized liens are recorded at the Clerks office of the Circuit Court in the city or county where a project you provided labor, services, equipment or materials is located. The recorded copy should then be sent immediately by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested to the legal parties for project (General/Prime Contractor, Lender/Surety, Subcontractor, Owner).

Claimants are required to file suit to foreclose on a VIRGINIA Mechanic’s Lien within six (6) months after a lien is recorded or sixty (60) days from the date the entire improvement was completed.

TRADITION LIEN SERVICE can research, prepare and record this notice on your behalf for only $160. Or, you can print this VIRGINIA notice and others by purchasing PreLien2Lien from TRADITION SOFTWARE for as little as $149.

On private Existing Residential projects VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-5 mandates that a notarized VIRGINIA Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By General Contractor must be recorded by General Contractors no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-8 mandates that a notarized VIRGINIA Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By Subcontractor must be recorded no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-10 mandates that a notarized Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By Sub-Subcontractor must be recorded by Sub-Subcontractors no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

All notarized liens are recorded at the Clerks office of the Circuit Court in the city or county where a project you provided labor, services, equipment or materials is located. The recorded copy should then be sent immediately by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested to the legal parties for project (General/Prime Contractor, Lender/Surety, Subcontractor, Owner).

Claimants are required to file suit to foreclose on a VIRGINIA Mechanic’s Lien within six (6) months after a lien is recorded or sixty (60) days from the date the entire improvement was completed.

TRADITION LIEN SERVICE can research, prepare and record this notice on your behalf for only $160. Or, you can print this VIRGINIA notice and others by purchasing PreLien2Lien from TRADITION SOFTWARE for as little as $149.

On private New Residential projects VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-5 mandates that a notarized VIRGINIA Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By General Contractor must be recorded by General Contractors no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-8 mandates that a notarized VIRGINIA Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By Subcontractor must be recorded no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

VIRGINIA Code Annotated § 43-10 mandates that a notarized Memorandum For Mechanic’s Lien Claim By Sub-Subcontractor must be recorded by Sub-Subcontractors no later than ninety (90) consecutive calendar days of last providing labor, services, equipment or materials at a project.

All notarized liens are recorded at the Clerks office of the Circuit Court in the city or county where a project you provided labor, services, equipment or materials is located. The recorded copy should then be sent immediately by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested to the legal parties for project (General/Prime Contractor, Lender/Surety, Subcontractor, Owner).

Claimants are required to file suit to foreclose on a VIRGINIA Mechanic’s Lien within six (6) months after a lien is recorded or sixty (60) days from the date the entire improvement was completed.

TRADITION LIEN SERVICE can research, prepare and record this notice on your behalf for only $160. Or, you can print this VIRGINIA notice and others by purchasing PreLien2Lien from TRADITION SOFTWARE for as little as $149.
 


Counties to record or release a VIRGINIA Mechanic’s Lien: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Highland, Isle Of Wight, James City, King And Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York

For addresses of clerk of the court offices to mail or record in person a VIRGINIA Mechanic’s Lien, click here.