As of January 1, 2011, claimants recording mechanic's liens have new requirements to follow in order to have an enforceable mechanic's lien.
1. Serve Notice of Mechanic's Lien.
The first requirement is that you have to serve the mechanic's lien and a new form entitled a "Notice of Mechanic's Lien" upon the Owner by registered mail, certified mail, or first class mail with a certificate of mailing. The "Notice of Mechanic's Lien" that must accompany the Mechanic's Lien, reads as follows: