The Lessened Lis Pendens
1 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Date Written: September 1, 2003
This article warns attorneys to advise their clients to think twice before recording that lis pendens. Two California cases demonstrate that attempts to obtain a lis pendens may be worse than ineffective, and quite dangerous, leading to liability for attorney fees and compensatory and punitive damages.
Keywords: fraudulent conveyance, execution sale, judgments, pending litigation, Palmer v Zaklama, Kirkeby v Superior Court, BGJ Assocs., LLC v Superior Court
JEL Classification: K11
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