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#190893 - 12/09/09 08:40 PM Liens
Sullyk Offline
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Registered: 12/09/09
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Loc: Western Slope
I am new to electric talk and was wondering if anyone has experience on filing liens? I am in CO and already have gone the attorney route by paying too much money to handle such a small task. I know if do not file correctly that your lien will be dismissed and I just want to make sure I do it correctly. Any links on getting a mechanics lien and filing correctly or your experience on this issue? Any information will be greatly appreciated! Also, thanks for all the information so far. Sully

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#190918 - 12/10/09 06:51 PM Re: Liens [Re: Sullyk]
HotLine1 Offline


Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6792
Loc: Brick, NJ USA

Welcome to ECN Forums.

I'm not a legal eagle guy, but someone will jump in!

#190926 - 12/11/09 01:50 AM Re: Liens [Re: HotLine1]
Tesla Offline

Registered: 06/16/04
Posts: 1280
Loc: Sacramento, CA
Liens are always recorded at the County level.

Since each jurisdiction can play by its own rules -- place some phone calls.

The normal situation is standard forms submitted by contractors referencing addresses, owners, permit, scope, etc.

Normally a modest filing fee is due.

Your attorney has almost certainly been using is clerk to handle such routine stuff.

#191320 - 12/23/09 11:08 PM Re: Liens [Re: Tesla]
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Registered: 04/06/02
Posts: 158
Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
I used to use this company for liens. Been awhile since I have used a lien......changed the type of work I do but when I used them it was about $25.00

#191512 - 12/31/09 06:08 PM Re: Liens [Re: kinetic]
RH1 Offline

Registered: 08/18/09
Posts: 22
Loc: California
I file my own liens at the county recorder and the total cost is $21. It's very easy and takes only a few minutes. Asking an attorney to file a lien is like asking an electrician to turn on a light switch.


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