lis pendens


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lis pendens

(lɪs ˈpɛndɛnz)
n
1. (Law) a suit pending in a court that concerns the title to land
2. (Law) a notice filed to warn interested persons of such a suit
[Latin: pending lawsuit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lis pendens - a pending lawsuit
action at law, legal action, action - a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Ed had also caused the annotation of a notice of lis pendens upon TCT No.
Extending the lis pendens deadline would impermissibly modify the substantive rights granted by the statute.
In 2007, the number of lis pendens filings, the legal notice for starting foreclosure proceedings, stood at around 15,000, more than double the 7,000 filings in 2005.
The City should also be advised as to any lis pendens, mortgage foreclosure or tax lien held by any other taxing authority.
The lis pendens effectively prevented the receiver selling the property.
David Lewis, told Arkansas Business in his Little Rock office last week that Hampton herself caused the condo project to collapse by filing a notice of lis pendens that caused the project to come to a grinding halt.
BLEMP Commercial of the Philippines (BLEMP), a firm that also claims ownership of the Payanig sa Pasig property, has filed a Notice of Lis Pendens with the Registry of Deeds in Pasig City.
CFLA's Quiet Title Packages include Property Securitization Analysis, Attorney Expert Witness Affidavit, Complaint/Petition, TRO, and Lis Pendens.
lis pendens Elena Rybolovleva, the 48-year-old estranged wife of former fertiliser tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev, has been handed her passport back by Cyprus authorities and allowed to return to her teenage daughter in Switzerland after being questioned about a $25 mln diamond ring.
The civil law system of lis pendens promotes procedural efficiency by applying the first-in-time rule whilst the common law technique for declining jurisdiction is governed by the doctrine of forum non conveniens.
In doing so, they invoked the lis pendens rule, as enshrined in Article 12 of the Dutch Code of Civil Procedure, (27) but the Dutch court decided to continue the proceedings.