Idaho
Bond or Lien Claim-Public Work

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Note: This information is limited in scope and applies only to this document. Please see the general information, all forms memo, and the general information memo for this type of document, for additional information.

Document Title: Notice of Claim on Bond and Lien for Public Improvement.

Scope: State of Idaho, Public Works.

Time Constraints: Serve copies of the Notice of Claim on Bond and Lien for Public Improvement on sureties, prime contractors and public entities within 90 days from the date of last supplying labor, materials or services.

Perfection: File suit on the bond within 1 year from the date of last supplying labor, materials or services. Subcontractors have one year from the date the final payment on the public project was due.

Payment Bond: Payment and performance bonds must total an amount not less than 50% of the contract amount.

The usual remedy is to file to enforce all claims in one suit (see below, Procedures). In any case, we strongly recommend that you attorney handle the enforcement actions to perfect your lien claims.

Information Requirements: Program information and information for Exhibits A-D, any additional costs as to legal fees, court costs and interest charges (don't pass these up. Estimate if necessary. Public entities and sureties will reserve only for the amount you claim), and the name of the county where the project is performed.

Form Types: Notice of Claim on Bond and Lien for Public Improvement and Exhibit's A-D, if needed.

Procedures: Prepare your documents using the required information. Serve the Notice of Claim on Bond and Lien for Public Improvement immediately on the public entities and sureties. Suit may be filed immediately thereafter.

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