Mechanics Lien Summary – Kansas

Lien claimants? General contractors, subcontractors, sub-subcontractors, Suppliers, and Architects/Engineers. Does NOT permit liens by: suppliers to suppliers or suppliers to sub-subcontractors. 
Lien covers? Labor, materials, supplies, equipment and transportation costs utilized or incorporated into the project. 
Filing Deadline? General: Four months after last substantive labor ormaterial provided*

 

Subcontractor/Supplier: 3 months after last substantive labor or material provided **

 

*Filing deadline may be extended if notice of extension filed within original filing deadline time.

 

Notice Requirements? General Contractor: No notice required 

Subcontractor/Supplier: Lien must be served on owner and parties with an equitable interest in the property.

 

Notice of Intent to Lien? General Contractor:   Not Required 

Subcontractor/Supplier: Not Required

 

Lien Foreclosure? 1 year: Must initiate litigation to foreclose on the mechanics lien no later than one year after the lien was filed. 

 

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Farris Law Firm LLC, 20355 Nall, Stilwell, KS 66085. Tel: 913-685-3192.

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The above article is provided free for generally informing the reader; and is not intended to provide legal advice. For specific information reader should seek legal counsel licensed to practice law in the state of Kansas.

 

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