Missouri 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 Serve notice (owner) prior to receiving payment: at execution of contract; when materials delivererd; when work is commenced; deliver with first invoice Recommended but not required Recommended but not required
Bond Claim N/A 90 days from last furnishing 90 days from last furnishing
Intent To Lien 10 days prior to recording lien N/A N/A
Lien 6 months N/A N/A
Release Upon satisfaction Upon satisfaction Upon satisfaction
Suit 6 months 1 year 1 year


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