Montgomery County Lis Pendens Form (Georgia)

All Montgomery County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Lis Pendens Form

Montgomery County Lis Pendens Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Montgomery County compliant document last validated/updated 5/24/2024

Lis Pendens Guide

Montgomery County Lis Pendens Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Montgomery County compliant document last validated/updated 11/30/2023

Completed Example of the Lis Pendens Document

Montgomery County Completed Example of the Lis Pendens Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Montgomery County compliant document last validated/updated 3/6/2024

Certificate of Service

Montgomery County Certificate of Service

Fill in the blank form used to certify service of lis pendens.
Included Montgomery County compliant document last validated/updated 4/18/2024

When using these Lis Pendens forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Montgomery County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Clerk of Superior Court

Courthouse - U.S. Hwy 221 / PO Box 311, Mt. Vernon, Georgia 30445

Hours: 8:30 to 5:00 M-F

Phone: (912) 583-4401

Local jurisdictions located in Montgomery County include:

  • Ailey
  • Alston
  • Mount Vernon
  • Tarrytown
  • Uvalda

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Montgomery County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Montgomery County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Montgomery County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Montgomery County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Lis Pendens forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Montgomery County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Montgomery County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Georgia or Montgomery County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Montgomery County Lis Pendens forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Lis Pendens is Latin for "litigation pending". Think of Lis Pendens as "notice of lawsuit". Once recorded this gives notice to the world that there is litigation pending over a parcel of real property. A buyer would be held subject to the outcome of the litigation. This greatly discourages any transfer of title until litigation is resolved. Common uses of a Lis Pendens are: Quit Title Action, Mechanic's Lien, Foreclosure, and part of a divorce proceeding.

A Georgia Lis Pendens requires:

-the names of the parties (Our form allows adequate space for multiple plaintiffs and defendants)

-the time of the institution of the action (time and date stamped upon recordation)

-the name of the court in which it is pending

-a description of the real property involved

-a statement of the relief sought regarding the property.

O.C.G.A.44-14-610. Necessity of recordation for operation of lis pendens as to real property

No action, whether seeking legal or equitable relief or both, as to real property in this state shall operate as a lis pendens as to any such real property involved therein until there shall have been filed in the office of the clerk of the superior court of the county where the real property is located and shall have been recorded by the clerk in a book to be kept by him for the purpose a notice of the institution of the action containing the names of the parties, the time of the institution of the action, the name of the court in which it is pending, a description of the real property involved, and a statement of the relief sought regarding the property.

Our form is formatted to meet Georgia recording requirements and is to be used by attorney's and plaintiffs.

44-14-611. Lis pendens docket; indexing; recording fees

The clerks of the superior courts of this state shall keep a lis pendens docket in which they shall record all notices of lis pendens on real property filed with them, such lis pendens docket to have proper indexes arranged alphabetically both as to direct and inverse; and the clerks shall be allowed a fee, as required by subparagraph (f)(1)(A) of Code Section 15-6-77, for recording the lis pendens in the lis pendens docket.

Upon recordation of the Lis Pendens, it is advised to notify the defendants of such action. We include a "Certification of Service" form for this purpose.

9-11-5. Service and filing of pleadings subsequent to the original complaint and other papers

(a) Service -- When required. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, every order required by its terms to be served, every pleading subsequent to the original complaint unless the court otherwise orders because of numerous defendants, every written motion other than one which may be heard ex parte, and every written notice, appearance, demand, offer of judgment, and similar paper shall be served upon each of the parties. However, the failure of a party to file pleadings in an action shall be deemed to be a waiver by him or her of all notices, including notices of time and place of trial and entry of judgment, and all service in the action, except service of pleadings asserting new or additional claims for relief, which shall be served as provided by subsection (b) of this Code section.

(Georgia Lis Pendens Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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