Colorado

Colorado Lien Law

Colorado Private Projects
Notice Req.
Intent to Lien
Lien Req.
Prime Contractor

Not Required

A Notice of Intent to Lien known in the state of Colorado as “Notice of Intent to File a Lien Statement” is attached with the actual lien known as “Statement of Lien” and is sent Ten (10) days before recording a lien.

A Construction Lien known as a “Statement of Lien” in Colorado must be recorded within Four (4) months  from last furnishing Material and/or Labor to a project.

Sub Contractor

Not Required

A Notice of Intent to Lien known in the state of Colorado as “Notice of Intent to File a Statement” is attached with the actual lien known as “Statement of Lien” and is sent 10 days before recording a lien.

A Construction Lien known as a “Statement of Lien” in Colorado must be recorded within Four (4)  months from last furnishing Material and/or labor to a project.

Suppliers/Other

Not Required

A Notice of Intent to Lien known in the state of Colorado as “Notice of Intent to File a Lien Statement” is attached with the actual lien known as “Statement of Lien” and is sent 10 days before recording a lien.

A Construction Lien known as a “Statement of Lien” in Colorado must be recorded within Four (4) months from last furnishing Material and/or labor to a project.

Colorado   

Notice to Owner, Notice of Intent to Lien, Statement of Lien

 

1. If I don’t have a direct contract with the owner or the property am I required to send a notice to the contractor in Colorado to secure my lien rights for residential property?

It’s not required to send a Notice to Owner for residential property but it’s certainly helpful! Yes! You can send a Notice to Owner which places a duty on the owner to withhold funds to satisfy payment.

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2. Does that state of Colorado require an Intent to Lien before liening a property?

Yes! For both commercial and residential there is an Intent to Lien before liening the project. You have a total of 10 days before filing a Statement of Lien to send the Notice of Intent to Lien.

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3. How long do I have to file a claim of lien? 

A laborer must file a Statement of Lien within 2 months of last performing services.

Any other parties such as contractors, subcontractors, suppliers etc. must file a Statement of Lien with 4 months of last performing services.

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4. What is the deadline to start a lien foreclosure?

A suit must be filed no later than 6 months from services were last performed.

 

5. What is my last day performing services so that I can request payment?

According to your contract requirements, your last day, is the day materials or labor was furnished on the property.

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6. Does Colorado law impose special requirements or limitations on lower tier subcontractors or suppliers? 

Not on private construction projects.  On public construction projects, a supplier to a supplier has no rights to lien.

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7. Who are all protected under the lien law of Colorado?

Parties that supply materials, labor, services, or furnish laborers for the real property are provided statutory protection.

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Colorado State Projects
Notice Requirements
Lien Requirements
Prime Contractor

Not Required

Not required

Suppliers/Other

Not Required

Before the final settlement of work, file a verified statement of account, this will case the owner to stop funds to the contractor for 90 days. If payment is not made on their own, suit to enforce the claim for the amount owed is needed before 90 days. A lawsuit should be filed for enforcement of the claim within 6 months from the completion, for claims against the bond.

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