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The Lessened Lis Pendens, Roger Bernhardt Sep 2003

The Lessened Lis Pendens, Roger Bernhardt

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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.