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LIEN LIS PENDENS T.C.A. 20-3-101 20-3-105 NB: under T.C.A. 20-3-101(a), the lielnis penden cs an only be applied against real estate situ inate thd e county of suit. Such actions are in rem and must be filed in the county where the land is located. Title to real estate in Hamilton County is not afs tofe thcteirdd a parties unless they havace tual notice. For an ABSTRACT OF LIEN LIS PENDENS to be filed in the Hamilton County Registers Office, the Abstract of Lien Lis Pendens must come from a Hamilton County Court on a Hamilton County action. A lien lis pendens can be in furtherance of: the setting aside of a fraudulent conveyance of subjection of property under return of nulla bona tracing a trust fund enforcing an equitable vendors lien or otherwise [T.C.A. 20-3-101.] Also, a creditor has a lienlis penden us pon property of a defendant. [T.C.A. 26-4-104.] The complaint or petition is not required to use the magic wlioernd lsi s penden ins order for the lien to attach. Thlise pendens rule is based on necessit any d notic. e Necessity because if it did not exist, litigation could be indefinitely prolonged in consequence of successive alienations of the property in disputNote. ice because the court records are notice to the wor7ld5., Gib sons Suits In th Chancery, 5 Ed. Therefore, if the defendant is placed on notice in the complaint or petition such that he knows what property the plaintiff claims against, the lien is automatically in existence without the use of the mere wliso perdsnd en;s or even the filing of an abstract of lien lis pendens in the Registers Offihce;ow ever, our legislature saw fit to require the registration in the county registers office of an abstract of lienlis pendens in order to protect against bona fide purchasers and bona fide encumbrancers fo T.r vCa.lAue.. 20-3-101; Cannon Mills, Inc. v. Spivey, 208 Tenn. 419, 346 S.W.2d 266 (1961). There are also liens on land requiring abstracts under T.C.A. 25-5-1et01, se q., dealing with liens of judgment. T.C.A. 25-5-101 provides for certified copy of a judgment to be filed in the registers office where the land is located. T.C.A. 25-5ovi-d107 es tprhat when the land is in a county other than the one where i) judgmethe nt was rendered, ii) the judicial attachment, or iii) a lipes ndens is filed, that an abstract be filed in the county where the land is situated. T.C.A. 25-5-108 defines the contents of trehde abresqturaict: T.C.A. 25-5-108(a). T.C.A. 25-5-108(c) Abstract of the judgment or decree requi: res Abstract of the attachment or executi: on 1) the names of the parties 1) the names of the parties 2) the name of the court 2) the name of the court issuing the attachment 3) the case number 3) the case number 4) the amount of the judgment 4) the date of issue 5) the date of the judgment 5) the date of levy of the attachment 6) the names of all parties against whom the 6) a description of the property to fix the lien upo n judgment is taken 7) the name(s) of all parties named as owners or interested in the property levied up on T.C.A. 25-5-108(b). Abstract of the complaint, attachment, lis pendens requires: 1) the names of the parties 2) the name of the court 3) the case number 4) the date of the commencement of the action 5) the date of levy of the attachment 6) a description of the property to fix the lien upon [Form 001, Rev. 2002.06.17] <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF HAMILTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE _______________________________________________ * * _______________________________________________ * No.______________ * vs. * PART________ * _______________________________________________ * * _______________________________________________ * * ABSTRACT OF LIEN LIS PENDENS K NOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that pursuant to T.C.A. 20-3-101(a), I hereby certify that on the ____ day of ______________, 20___, this action was commenced in this court and remains on file and of record in my office and that according to such record: 1. The names of the parties to this action are: 2. A description of the real estate affected is: 3. The owner(s) of the real estate affected is/are: 4. The nature and amount of the lien sought to be fixed is: 5. That a restraining order affecting said propertyha s has not been issued. If issued, information relevant to the restraining order and the duration thereof, pursuant to T.C.A. 20-3-105, is: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to bona fide purchasers and encumbrancers for value of the aforesaid property, or any interest therein, that upon registration of this abstract with the Hamilton County Registers Office, ____________________________________________[Party] has a lienlis penden upos n said property, as provided in T.C.A. 20-3-101 or T.C.A. 26-4-104. This ____ day of ____________, 20___. ______________________________ S. LEE AKERS , CLERK & MASTER UPON THE FILING OF THIS ABSTRACT OF LIS PENDENS WITH THE HAMILTON COUNTY REGISTERS OFFICE, THE REGISTER SHALL RETURN THE ORIGINAL OF THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINING THE BOOK AND PAGE NUMBER TO THE CLERK & MASTER FOR FILING. [Form 001, Rev. 2002.06.17]