Under New York law, notices of lis pendens must include a description of the property, name the parties to the lawsuit and identify the object the lis pendens is based on. For example, ABC Bank files a house foreclosure action against John Smith. The bank's notice of pendency must state ABC Bank, plaintiff, is foreclosing on property owned by John Smith, defendant. It would also disclose the property's address, legal description and parcel identification number. Notices of lis pendens are signed by the plaintiff, or his attorney, before a notary public and cost a small fee to record.
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- Rockland County Clerk: Schedule of Fees
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- Schoharie County Clerk: Fee Schedule
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