Washington Notice to Owner Form of Right to Claim a Lien

Below is information about, and a link to, the Washington state Notice to Owner Form of Right to Claim a Lien

Excerpted from RCW 60.04.031 -

Except as exempted by law, every person furnishing professional services, materials, or equipment for the improvement of real property in the state of Washington is required to give the owner or reputed owner a Notice to Owner Form of Right to Claim a Construction Lien also known as Form Number F625-054-000. This notice must be in writing and must include the information required by the law. If the notice is not provided the person may very well not have lien rights.

If the prime contractor is in compliance with the requirements of RCW 19.27.095, 60.04.230, and 60.04.261, the Washington Notice to Owner Form of Right to Claim a Lien shall also be given to the prime contractor as described below unless the potential lien claimant has contracted directly with the prime contractor.

You can give the notice at any time but it only protects the right to claim a lien for professional services, materials, or equipment supplied after the date which is sixty days before:

(a) Mailing the notice to owner form by certified or registered mail to the owner or reputed owner; or

(b) Delivering or serving the notice to owner form personally upon the owner or reputed owner and obtaining evidence of delivery in the form of a receipt or other acknowledgement signed by the owner or reputed owner or an affidavit of service.

Please follow this link to purchase the Washington Notice to Owner Form of Right to Claim a Construction Lien also known as Form Number F625-054-000.