Colorado Lien Law Notice Deadlines

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Deadline to Give Preliminary Notice

Private:

Not required

Public:

Not required

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Deadline to File Claim

Private:

Lien: Laborers: Within 2 months of project completion; Other claimants: Within 4 months of last perf. Interim notice required

Public:

Bond: Not required

Stop Notice / Contract Funds:
Before final settlement of the project

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Deadline to Foreclose

Private:

Lien: Within the earlier of 6 months or project completion, last work performed by any trade or within 1 year of filing the lien
Bond: Within 6 months after completion of last work on the project

Public:

Bond: Within six months of completion of project
Stop Notice / Contract Funds: Less than 90 days after final settlement

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Common Questions in Colorado

Do Suppliers to Suppliers Have Lien Rights?

No

Is this a full price lien state?

Yes

The above guidelines are for subcontractors and material suppliers only. General contractors and design professionals may have additional deadlines and should access the Full Summary for notice requirements.

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The Lien Deadline Guides and Lien Law Summaries are provided as a courtesy. Levy • von Beck & Associates, P.S. accepts no liability in connection with reliance thereon or any loss sustained by anyone using or relying on the information contained herein. The Guides and Summaries are designed to provide a framework for understanding and dealing notice requirements and consultation with an attorney is advised.