Johnston County Notice of Lis Pendens Form (North Carolina)

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

Notice of Lis Pendens Form

Johnston County Notice of Lis Pendens Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Johnston County compliant document last validated/updated 5/22/2024

Lis Pendens Guide

Johnston County Lis Pendens Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Johnston County compliant document last validated/updated 6/3/2024

Completed Example of the Lis Pendens Document

Johnston County Completed Example of the Lis Pendens Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Johnston County compliant document last validated/updated 5/20/2024

The following North Carolina and Johnston County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order:

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

Johnston County Register of Deeds

Courthouse Annex - 207 E Johnston St, Suite 209 / PO Box 118, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

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

Phone: (919) 989-5160

Local jurisdictions located in Johnston County include:

  • Benson
  • Clayton
  • Four Oaks
  • Kenly
  • Micro
  • Pine Level
  • Princeton
  • Selma
  • Smithfield
  • Wilsons Mills

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 Johnston 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 Johnston County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Johnston County?

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

Can the Notice of 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 Johnston County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Johnston County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by North Carolina or Johnston 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 Johnston County Notice of 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.

A North Carolina Lis Pendens is (constructive notice of pending litigation.)
Required information:
1. (The name of the court in which the action has been commenced or is pending)
2. (The names of the parties to the action)
3. (The nature and purpose of the action; and)
4. (A description of the property to be affected thereby)

A North Carolina Lis Pendens can be filed:
1. At or any time after a suit is filed
2. (At or any time after the real property has been attached, or)
3. (At or any time after the filing of an answer or other pleading in which the pleading party states an affirmative claim for relief falling within the provisions of subsection (a) of this section.) ( 1-116)

This Lis Pendens Notice has ample space to add multiple plaintiffs and defendants, which is common in litigation.

(North Carolina NOLP Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Johnston County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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