Phoenix, AZ asked in Real Estate Law, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation and Collections for Arizona

Q: When is it a good time to record a lis pendens on a property?

I recently filed a complaint in Superior Court against 4 defendants due to a fraudulent transfer of a property. Is it proper to record a lis pendens just after filing the complaint or is it best to wait until you receive an answer? I ask because I don't want to be civilly liable by clouding the title of the property.

If I obtain a default judgment, is it better to simply record the judgment?

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: File it now.

David Luther Woodward agrees with this answer

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