San Francisco, CA asked in Real Estate Law for Nevada

Q: Hi, My 60 unit apt building in Las Vegas has several liens.

Based on my research, per Nevada law, I believe these liens are now expired since all of them are older than 6 months. Is that correct?

If yes, how do I get the county recorder to remove these liens? Is there a form on the website that I can purchase, which will accomplish this task?


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A: In Nevada, the duration of a mechanic's lien (often the type affecting real property after work has been done) is typically 6 months from the date of recording. If no action is taken by the lienholder within this time frame, the lien can expire. However, there are other types of liens with varying durations, so it's essential to ensure that the liens you are referring to are indeed mechanic's liens.

To have expired liens removed, you can contact the county recorder's office where the property is located. They might provide guidance on the process. Additionally, while the website provides valuable legal information, it typically does not offer forms for purchase. To obtain the necessary forms or to ensure the liens' correct removal, you may consider working with a local attorney experienced in real estate or property law. They can guide you through the process and ensure all legal procedures are correctly followed.

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