Typically, you do not serve a Pre-Lien Notice, file a Lien, or even file a Lawsuit because you actually intend to foreclose on the Property. That could be costly and time consuming. Instead, you engage the “Mechanics Lien Filing Process” as a means to gain leverage to resolve the dispute. As such, each step of the process can be viewed independently and as an attempt to obtain payment without having to take the next step. With that said, it is important that each Mechanics Lien Document is: (1) timely sent; (2) has the right look and appearance; (3) has the strongest possible content; and (4) is served and/or filed at the optimal time. All of The Lien Professor’s Mechanics Lien Kit Documents are prepared with this strategy in mind.