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English term or phrase:lis pendence
Spanish translation:litispendencia
Entered by: Dolores Vázquez
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10:34 Jan 17, 2004
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Law/Patents / litigation
English term or phrase: lis pendence
notice of a lawsuit
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4 +6litispendencia
Dolores Vázquez
5Lloviendo sobre mojado…
Manuel Cedeño Berrueta
4anotación de litis
Valentín Hernández Lima
4en litigio
Sergio Aguirre



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Dolores Vázquez
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anotación de litis

Aunque <lis pendens> puede significar simplemente <litispendencia>, es decir, 'juicio pendiente sobre el cual no ha recaído una sentencia firme', ya que estás hablando de 'notice of a lawsuit' posiblemente se refiera a la <anotación de litis> en el registro judicial indicando la jurisdicción, el tribunal y el motivo del litigio.

Apunta Ossorio que la palabra <litis> con el significado de litigio es un tecnicismo latino que se ha conservado también en castellano.

Diccionario de Ciencias Jurídicas, Políticas y Sociales de Manuel Ossorio.


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en litigio

Litigación pendiente.

A "lis pendens" is a document filed in the public records that notifies any prospective purchaser of property that there is litigation pending that could effect title to the property. They are most often seen in mortgage foreclosures, but are used in other actions such as boundary disputes, eminent domain matters, and easement litigation

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A lis penden is a formal notice that litigation is pending over a home or real estate property. An action has been filed in a court of law before the foreclosure process begins. Lis pendens is Latin for suit pending. Not only is a lis pendens the initial step in the foreclosure process, but it is the best lead you can get on pre-foreclosures

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Lloviendo sobre mojado…

Lloviendo sobre mojado…

LIS PENDENS. The pendancy of a suit; the time between which it is instituted and finally decided.

2. It has been decided that the mere serving of a subpoena in chancery, unless a bill be also filed, is not a sufficient lis pendens, but the bill being filed, the lis pendens commences from the service of the subpoena, although that may not be returnable till the following term 1 Vern. 318; and after a decree, final in its nature, there remains no lis pendens. 1 Vern. 459.

3. It is a general rule, that Iis pendens is a general notice of an equity to all the world.

4. When a defendant is arrested pending a former suit or action, in which he was held to bail, he will not, in general, be held to bail, if the second suit be for the same cause of action. Grah. Prac. 98; Troub. & Haly's Prac. 44; 4 Yeates' R. 206. But under special circumstances, he may be held to bail twice, and of these circumstances the court will judge. 2 Miles, Rep. 99, 100, 142. See 14 John. R. 347. When such a second action is commenced, the first ought to be discontinued and the costs paid; but, it seems, it is sufficient if they are paid before the replication of nul tiel record to a plea of autre action pendant. in the second suit. Grab. Pr. 98; and see 1 John. Cas. 397; 7 Taunt. 151; 1 Marsh. R. 395; Merl. Rep. Litispendance; 5 Ohio R. 462; 6 Ohio R. 225; 1 Blackf. R. 53; Id. 315; Autre action pendent; Bail; Litigiosity.

LITISPENDENCE. The part of an action being depending and undetermined; the time during which an action is pending. See Lis pendens


LITIS. Pleito, causa, juicio, lite. Esta voz latina se conserva como tecnicismo jurídico incorporado a nuestra lengua.

LITIS PENDENCIA.Estado del juicio que se encuentran pendiente de resolución ante un juez o tribunal.Tiempo que pende un proceso de la justicia.Excepción dilatoria proveniente de encontrarse una causa sub júdice, en trámite ante otro juez o tribunal competente; o ante el mismo, por acción ya entablada.

Manuel Cedeño Berrueta
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