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VIRGINIA
MECHANICíS LIEN DEADLINES
FOR NON-MLA CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

If materials or services                             Deadline for
were last supplied in:                                  filing lien:

January................................................................................... May 1 
                                                                                                          (April 30 in leap years)

February .............................................................................. May 29
                                                                                                          (May 28 in leap years)

March .................................................................................. June 29

April ....................................................................................... July 29

May ................................................................................. August 29

June ........................................................................ September 28

July ................................................................................ October 29

August .................................................................... November 29

September ............................................................. December 29

October ........................................................................ January 29

November ................................................................. February 28

December ...................................................................... March 31
                                                                                                        (March 30 in leap years)

OR 90 days within completion or abandonment of project (if applicable), rather than 90 days from end of month.

150-DAY RULE: Lien may only include labor or materials furnished within 150 days from last date labor was performed or materials furnished on the project.

LAWSUIT DEADLINE: Generally, must be filed within 6 months of lien filing.



Eugene W. Shannon, PLC
ATTORNEY AT LAW

Suite 200
426 East Freemason Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510

Phone: 757-625-1771
 
Fax: 757-622-1703


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