Michigan Lien Law Notice Deadlines

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Deadline to Give Preliminary Notice


Within 20 days of first performance


Within 30 days of first performance


Deadline to File Claim


Lien: Within 90 days of last performance


Bond: Within 90 days of last performance; On Highway jobs, wihtin 60 days


Deadline to Foreclose


Lien: Within 1 year of lien filing date


Bond: Within 1 year of the date that final payment was to be made to the general contactor


Common Questions in Michigan

Do Suppliers to Suppliers Have Lien Rights?


Is this a full price lien state?

Yes, but only if timely notices are give. See full summary for details

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.