notice of nonresponsibility

notice of nonresponsibility

An official notice by property owners that they are not responsible for debts incurred to improve property,and that vendors and subcontractors must look solely to the general contractor for payment.Proper posting of the notice prevents the imposition of mechanics' and materialmen's liens in the event the general contractor does not pay the subcontractors or the suppliers.
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The notice of nonresponsibility is a written notice signed and verified by the owner or owner's agent, notifying a potential lien claimant that the owner of the property is not responsible for the work performed.
Generally, an owner is required to file and post a notice of nonresponsibility in writing within ten days from the date that it receives notice of the improvements.
Owners can protect their property against a mechanic's lien by filing a Notice of Nonresponsibility within ten days of discovering a work of improvement being conducted on their leased property.

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