2020 Code of Alabama
Title 35 - Property.
Chapter 4 - Conveyances and Creation of Estates.
Article 4 - Lis Pendens.
Section 35-4-131 - Notice of Actions, Etc.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 35-4-131 (2020)

Section 35-4-131

Notice of actions, etc.

(a) When any civil action or proceeding shall be brought in any court to enforce any lien upon, right to or interest in, or to recover any land, or where an application has been made to the probate judge of any county for an order of condemnation of land, or any interest therein, the person, corporation, or governmental body commencing such action or proceeding or making such application shall file with the judge of probate of each county where the land or any part thereof is situated a notice containing the names of all of the parties to the action or proceeding, or the persons named as those having an interest in the land in the application for an order of condemnation, a description of the real estate and a brief statement of the nature of the lien, writ, application, or action sought to be enforced. The judge of probate shall immediately file and record the notice in the lis pendens record and note on it and in the record the hour and date of the filing and the place and date of recording.

(b) A copy of the notice required by Section 6-6-564, regarding in rem proceedings involving claims to title of land, certified by the register or clerk as being correct, shall also be recorded as a lis pendens in the office of probate judge of the county where the lands lie.

(Acts 1915, No. 77, p. 122; Acts 1923, No. 526, p. 699; Code 1923, §§6878, 9916; Code 1940, T. 7, §1120; Code 1940, T. 47, §66; Acts 1971, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 181, p. 4441, §1.)

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