I may be sued by a party who owes me for the salvage and repair of some expensive equipment. He wants his equipment back, but refuses to pay for the salvage and repair. How long will I have to respond if he files to recovery the equipment?
State/Country relating to Question: Tennessee
I have responded to his lawyers 10-day collection letter, clearly explaining what is owed before the equipment can be reclaimed.
Have you filed a mechanic's lien?
not yet. Do I have to give 30 days notice for that?
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You have 1 year from your last date of work to file a mechanic's lien.
great. and I am not required to notify him that the lien is being placed. right?
No. The steps to file a lien can be found here:
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