(770 ILCS 55/8)
(from Ch. 82, par. 56)
The lien hereby created shall continue for 3 months from the
time of the performance of the sub-contract, or doing of the work or
furnishing the material as aforesaid, except when suit shall be commenced
by petition as aforesaid, and in such cases all liens shall be barred by
the judgment entered in such cause.
(Source: P.A. 79-1358.)