Definition of Lis pendens

1. Noun. A pending lawsuit.

Generic synonyms: Action, Action At Law, Legal Action
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



Definition of Lis pendens

1. Noun. (legal) A notice of pending litigation against a property. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lis Pendens

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lis pendens (current term)
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Literary usage of Lis pendens

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"The rule as to the effect of a lis pendens is founded on its necessity to give ... Code 1904, § 3566, providing that no lis pendens shall affect a bona fide ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1890)
"Continuity of lis pendens, VIII. Whether Binding Beyond the Local Jurisdiction ... In What Sense lis pendens Is X. lis pendens Statutes and Decisions, 894. ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A lis pendens is defined In Wharton's Law Dictionary as a pending suit. "Lie" means a suit, action, controversy, or dispute, and dispute is a conflict or ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Abstracts and Examinations of Title to Real Property by George William Warvelle (1921)
"Requisites of lis pendens. § 445. Formal requisites of attach- 441. ... Doctrine of lis pendens. It is a rule in equity, long established and ..."

5. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"€f lis pendens.— A lia pendens, before the tribunals of another jurisdiction, has, in cases of proceedings in rem, been they might be executed in France, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages of Real Property by Leonard Augustus Jones (1894)
"Notice from a lis pendens arises from the time of the service of the writ, ... lis pendens as affected by actual notice. — If the plaintiff in a suit, ..."

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