New Jersey 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 Commercial: recommended but not required; residential: 60 days from last furnishing Prior to first furnishing Recommended but not required
Lien Commercial: 90 days from last furnishing; residential: 120 days from last furnishing N/A N/A
Bond Claim N/A 1 year less 91 days from first furnishing 90 days from last furnishing
Release Within 30 days of satisfaction Upon satisfaction Upon satisfaction
Suit 1 year 90 days from bond claim; 1 year from last furnishing 1 year


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