Lis Pendens


  • A legal notice or document that informs those involved in a real estate transaction that a pending court proceeding could affect the title to the designated property.

suit pending, lis pend

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Bill of Sale (BS) Acronym, Important,
    • A written document that serves as evidence of the transfer of title to personal property.
  • Caveat Definition,
    • A charge or instrument placed on land title.
    • To give warning, notice or caution; beware.
  • Conveyance Definition,
    • A document that transfers a property title.
    • To move something.
  • Land Title Definition,
    • The legal document conveying title to a property.
  • Legal Description (lgdc) Abbreviation,
    • A way of identifying a piece of property in writing that is acceptable to a court.
  • Title Definition,
    • Evidence of a person's right to possession ownership of a property.
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