Under Minnesota statute, a Mechanic’s Lien must be filed no more than 120 days after the last work, skill, material, or machinery provided by the person claiming a lien.
When does a Mechanic’s Lien expire?
A suit to foreclose a mechanic’s lien must be filed within one year after the last item of work, skill, material, or machinery is provided by the person claiming a lien.
How do you get rid of a Mechanic’s Lien?
If a lien has been filed it must be released of record or, if a foreclosure action has been started, there is a procedure for depositing funds into court. There is also a statutory provision for an action to remove the lien, which would also allow the deposit of funds with the court. Along with depositing the funds into the court, application can be made to have the property released from the lien.