572.10  Perfecting subcontractor's lien after lapse of ninety days.

After the lapse of the ninety days prescribed in section 572.9, a subcontractor may perfect a mechanic's lien by filing a claim with the clerk of the district court and giving written notice thereof to the owner, the owner's agent, or trustee. Such notice may be served by any person in the manner original notices are required to be served. If the party to be served, the party's agent, or trustee, is out of the county wherein the property is situated, a return of that fact by the person charged with making such service shall constitute sufficient service from and after the time it was filed with the clerk of the district court.

Section History: Early form

  [C73, § 2133; C97, § 3094; SS15, § 3094; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 10279; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 572.10]

Section History: Recent form

  87 Acts, ch 79, §2


  Service of notice, R.C.P. 1.302--1.315

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