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What We Do

What We Do
Providing the CRITICAL; RESEARCH, VERIFICATION, PREPARATION and SERVING of preliminary notices, mechanic’s liens and/or construction liens, and related construction notices which protect the lien RIGHTS of: Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Materials Suppliers, Equipment Rental Companies, Designers, Engineers, Architects, and Manufacturers who provide products, materials, and equipment used in the building and improvement of Real Property. CRM Lien Services, Inc. is licensed and insured. We provide comprehensive service in all 50 states. Don’t trust your documents to someone who may be willing and able but too small to take a chance on to securely protect your job related accounts receivable. CRM “Serving Industries that build America” for over 30 years.

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Using the 50 State Guide

Preliminary Notice Cycle
Get help understanding how to find the notice or action you may need to take to protect your rights to Claim a Lien or a Bond Claim in all 50 States. Knowing when to file a lien and the need for a preliminary notice becomes easier to understand when using our 50 State Guide. This help page will give you a basic understanding of this tool. However, when in doubt, call us tool free at 1-800-PRELIMS.

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  • Preliminary Notices – What to avoid If you want to use the LAWS that are created to protect your lien rights, you must adhere to some very basic principles. When talking about the laws and wanting to seek protection “Under the Law”, you must first develop a sincere respect for the law. Being naive or cavalier is sure to position you ...
  • State Registry – Preliminary Notices A few states have implemented, or are in process of implementing, a State Registry for Mechanics or Construction Lien Related Notices. Utah now has the SCR (State Construction Registry), North Carolina has a Mechanics Lien Agent Office and New Jersey is soon to launch it’s own State Registra for similar documents. These stand-alone agents are not to ...
  • Where to begin? Many of those searching for the best way to protect their lien rights often ask: Where do I begin? The absolute best answer to this question is: At the CRM 50 State Guide! The reason is simple. Those who are unfamiliar with the process or perhaps have not used the process in a long time, are usually unsure of ...
  • Notice of Unpaid Balance or Prelim? Protecting your rights to claim a mechanics lien in Texas can get a little dicey. Unlike many states which require a preliminary notice or notice to owner to be served at the beginning of the project. Texas takes a different approach by requiring those who are protected by the lien laws of Texas to serve what ...