Maricopa County Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien Form (Arizona)

All Maricopa County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien Form

Maricopa County Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Maricopa County compliant document last validated/updated 6/3/2024

Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien Guide

Maricopa County Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Maricopa County compliant document last validated/updated 3/19/2024

Completed Example of the Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien Document

Maricopa County Completed Example of the Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Maricopa County compliant document last validated/updated 3/4/2024

When using these Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Maricopa County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Recorder: Main Office

111 S Third Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85003

Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday

Phone: 602-506-3535

Southeast Office (Mesa)

222 E Javelina, Mesa , Arizona 85210

Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday

Phone: 602-506-3535

Local jurisdictions located in Maricopa County include:

  • Aguila
  • Arlington
  • Avondale
  • Buckeye
  • Carefree
  • Cashion
  • Cave Creek
  • Chandler
  • Chandler Heights
  • El Mirage
  • Fort Mcdowell
  • Fountain Hills
  • Gila Bend
  • Gilbert
  • Glendale
  • Glendale Luke Afb
  • Goodyear
  • Higley
  • Laveen
  • Litchfield Park
  • Mesa
  • Morristown
  • New River
  • Palo Verde
  • Paradise Valley
  • Peoria
  • Phoenix
  • Queen Creek
  • Rio Verde
  • Scottsdale
  • Sun City
  • Sun City West
  • Surprise
  • Tempe
  • Tolleson
  • Tonopah
  • Tortilla Flat
  • Waddell
  • Wickenburg
  • Wittmann
  • Youngtown

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Maricopa County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Maricopa County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Maricopa County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Maricopa County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Maricopa County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Maricopa County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Arizona or Maricopa County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Maricopa County Notice and Claim of Mechanics Lien forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

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Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Filing Arizona Mechanic's Liens

A mechanic's lien is a type of property interest that interferes with the owner's rights of possession. In many ways, a lien is like a mortgage and allows the lienholder to foreclose or force a sale of the property to recover the money owed. Mechanic's liens are available in Arizona to every person who labors or furnishes professional services, materials, machinery, fixtures or tools in the construction, alteration or repair of any building, or other structure or improvement. AZ REV. STAT. 33-981(A).

To seek a mechanic's lien, you must comply with the statutory framework which includes first sending a 20-day preliminary notice not later than twenty days after the claimant has first furnished labor, professional services, materials, machinery, fixtures or tools to the jobsite. AZ REV. STAT. 33-992.01(C). If you have sent the required preliminary notice, you must file a Notice and Claim of Lien to record a mechanic's lien. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(A). The time for recording the lien is measured either by the date of completion or date the owner sends a notice of completion document. Id. If the owner has not sent a notice of completion, the time for filing the lien is 120 days after completion. Id. "Completion" means the earliest of the following events: 1) Thirty days after final inspection and written final acceptance by the governmental body which issued the building permit for the building, structure or improvement; or 2) Cessation of labor for a period of sixty consecutive days, except when such cessation of labor is due to a strike, shortage of materials or act of God. AZ REV. STAT. 33-993(C).

If the owner has sent a notice of completion, the claimant must record the lien within 60 days, in the county where all or part of the property is located. 33-993(A). In either event, one copy must be recorded in the county recording office and another copy must be served on the owner (if he can be located within the county) within a reasonable time. Id.

The notice and claim of lien must be made under oath by the claimant or someone with knowledge of the facts and must contain: 1) The legal description of the lands and improvements to be charged with a lien; 2) The name of the owner or reputed owner of the property concerned, if known, and the name of the person by whom the lienor was employed or to whom he furnished materials; 3) A statement of the terms, time given and conditions of the contract, if it is oral, or a copy of the contract, if it is written; 4) A statement of the lienor's demand, after deducting just credits and offsets; 5) A statement of the date of completion of the building, structure or improvement, or any alteration or repair of such building, structure, or improvement; 6) A statement of the date the preliminary 20-day notice required by section 33-992.01 was given (a copy of such preliminary 20-day notice and the proof of mailing required by 33-992.02 must also be attached). Id.

The lien is only valid for 6 months unless an action to foreclose was filed before the expiration of the 6 months. AZ REV. STAT. 33-998(A).

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Please contact an Arizona attorney with any questions about filing a notice and claim of lien.

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