Current Lien Laws & Forms for Florida
What is a Notice to Contractor / Owner and other Pertinent Info. :
A Notice to Contractor / Owner is a legal device which enables you to place a lien on the property where you have supplied materials and / or labor to improve the property.
A Notice is served by certified mail to the Owner and where applicable, to the Contractor, Lessee / Lessor, Surety and Financial Institutions. You will receive a copy of all notices filed on your behalf on a daily basis. Please keep these on file and watch your dates and time frames should it become necessary to file a lien. It is important to submit your Request for Notice to Contractor / Owner as soon as you enter into an agreement, either verbal or written, on a construction project.
Time Frame for Filing Notice to Owner / Lien:
Time Frame for filing Notice to Owner: 45 days from first day of shipment of labor and/or materials to job site.
Time Frame for filing Lien: Within 90 days of last day on job site.
Forms to Download
Waiver and Release of Lien Upon Progress Payment
Waiver and Release of Lien Upon Final Payment
Waiver and Release of Right to Claim Against the Payment Bond Progress Payment
Waiver and Release of Right to Claim Against the Payment Bond Final Payment