Question by  Peggasuse (11)

What does "Lis Pendens" mean?


Answer by  patti (29325)

"Lis pendens" is Latin for "suit pending. " In a foreclosure filed by a lender and formal notice of lis pendens, the owner can still sell or refinance.


Answer by  Joe2009 (113)

"Lis Pendens" is latin and what it means is, "A pending lawsuit" or "awaiting a judgement", though it is typically used in terms "A pending lawsuit. "


Answer by  technogeek (6640)

The phrase is Latin for suit pending. It means that a lawsuit has been filed regarding whatever action you are involved in.


Answer by  MSH (305)

This means there is a civil action filed filed in Court that relates the the property. This gives notice that the property is not free and clear

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