Is Preliminary Notice Required in My State?
Some states require that contractors and material suppliers send preliminary notice in order to preserve their ability to file a mechanics lien .
Preliminary notices come in all shapes and sizes, and they have different names, including pre lien notice , notice to owner, notice to contractor, notice of furnishing , 20 day notice , and more . We provide more information about preliminary notices, including forms, frequently asked questions, and state-by-state requirement maps, on our preliminary notice homepage.
A preliminary notice is different from a notice of intent to lien . ( Click here to ...