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Colorado Lis Pendens

In Colorado a Lis Pendens should only be filed after a lawsuit affecting title to real property has been initiated. The Lis Pendens gives constructive notice to the world that litigation is pending and if you buy the property you are subject to the outcome of said litigation. This in effect puts a cloud on the title and discourages any transactions of said property. In general, the law that governs Colorado Lis Pendens is CO Rev Stat 38-35-110.

A Colorado Lis Pendens shall contain:

The name of the court where such action is pending

The names of the parties to such action at the time of such recording, and

A legal description of the real property.

A Colorado Lis Pendens should be recorded in the office of the county clerk and recorder in the county or counties in which the real property or any portion thereof is situated. Example: If a property spans two counties, record a Lis Pendens document in each county.

This Lis Pendens is formatted to meet Colorado recording requirements.

Deeds.com Colorado Lis Pendens Forms Have Been Updated as Recently as Monday September 9, 2019

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Colorado Lis Pendens Form