"Lis Pendens" problem, any attorneys or real estate agent that can advise me?

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by pmata814, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. pmata814

    pmata814 Professional

    Dec 6, 2005
    I know this is really off base but...

    My parents gave me some property back in 2006 so my wife and I could build a home. We were just now trying to go through the loan process and we found that my dad (because of his construction company) has been sued and there is a "Lis Pendens" on our property. This "lis pendens" was filed on May 30th of this year. How can they put a lien on our property if I've owned it free and clear for 2 years?!

    I do have the same name as my father so I'm thinking this may be a case of mistaken identity. Anyone know how I could get this taken off? Or a good website (discussion forum) where I can find this type of information?

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