2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:15-6 - Written Notice Of Pendency Of Action; Contents

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:15-6 (2016) What's This?

2A:15-6. Written notice of pendency of action; contents
2A:15-6. In every action, instituted in any court of this State having civil jurisdiction or in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the object of which is to enforce a lien upon real estate or to affect the title to real estate or a lien or encumbrance thereon, plaintiff or his attorney shall, after the filing of the complaint, file in the office of the county clerk or register of deeds and mortgages, as the case may be, of the county in which the affected real estate is situate, a written notice of the pendency of the action, which shall set forth the title and the general object thereof, with a description of the affected real estate.

No notice of lis pendens shall be filed under this article in an action to recover a judgment for money or damages only.

L.1951 (1st SS), c.344; amended 1960,c.159; 1993,c.318,s.39.


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