How Do I Send Preliminary Notice to the Owner If I Don’t Know Who The Owner Is? (via @scottwolfejr)

Scott Wolfe, Jr. writes at Zlien’s Construction Lien Blog:

Sending notice (or filing a mechanics lien without properly identifying the true owner) can be fatal to your notice or lien claim. While there are limited exceptions, most states are not very forgiving when a notice or lien mistakenly misidentifies the property owner. The entire point of preliminary notice requirements and the filing requirement of a mechanics lien is essentially to put the property owner on notice about your claim, and its impossible to provide this notice without knowing the actual property owner.