Brooklyn, NY asked in Foreclosure for New York

Q: Can a Lis pendens cause a foreclosure auction if summons was not answered by seller in court ?

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Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
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  • Foreclosure Defense Lawyer
  • Clifton, NJ

A: A Lis Pendens is a notice to the public that the property is subject to a lawsuit. What you really need to do at this point is to obtain an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney to represent you. During this pandemic, you have a choice of either seeing your attorney in person or by way of a secure state of the art Zoom Video Conference. So you don’t have to be restricted by geography anymore in terms of choosing an attorney. You can “Meet” your attorney online for an initial strategy session from the comfort of your own home. Through mail, e-mail and electronic filing almost everything can be done without leaving your home, for most types of cases. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price. In determining your choice of an attorney, there are many factors to consider, including but not limited to, can you contact the law firm's office 24/7 and speak to a live person and whether or not the law firm has weekend hours.

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