Delaware Lien Provision Assistance Guide

The Credit Management Association Lien Provision Assistance Guide provides provisions to meet individual state statutes in all fifty states. CMA makes no warranty expressed or implied in respect to the information provided on this site. The information contained is not to be construed as legal advice. For more detailed information, we encourage you to review the statutes regarding lien provisions specific to the state you are providing materials or improving property. For legal information, CMA suggests you consult with an attorney.

PRIVATE PUBLIC
Obtain Copy of Payment Bond
FEDERAL
Obtain Copy of Payment Bond
Preliminary Notice Recommended but not required Recommended but not required Recommended but not required
Lien File suit to establish. If contracted with owner, 180 days from project completion; all others: 120 days from last furnishing N/A N/A
Bond Claim N/A Usually 90 days from last furnishing (review bond terms) 90 days from last furnishing
Release Upon satisfaction Upon satisfaction Upon satisfaction
Suit If contracted with owner, 180 days from project completion; all others: 120 days from last furnishing 1 year from completion, 3 years if not described in bond 1 year from last furnishing

 

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