Louisiana 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.

Obtain Copy of Payment Bond
Obtain Copy of Payment Bond
Preliminary Notice Prime contractor: record notice of contract or contract; others: within 75 days from last day of the month for EACH month of furnishing, but within lien filing period 75 days from the last day of month for each furnishing Recommended but not required
Bond Claim N/A 45 days from project acceptance or notice of default 90 days from last furnishing
Lien Prime contractor: 60 days from completion; subcontractors, materialmen, lessors & laborers: 30 days from notice of termination or completion N/A N/A
Release Within 10 days of satisfaction Upon satisfaction Upon satisfaction
Suit 1 year 1 year 1 year


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