Written by attorney Laine Triplett Wagenseller

How To Expunge A Lis Pendens in California

A lis pendens (or Notice of Pending Action) is recorded with the County when a real estate lawsuit affecting the ownership or possession of real property is filed. It is only meant to provide notice but it can end up blocking a sale or a refinance. Here is a guide to getting rid of the lis pendens.

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