Collection Options For Community Associations Limited By Court Ruling: The Role Of Lis Pendens In Exclusive Court Jurisdiction

In the recent case of Jallali v. Knightsbridge Village Homeowners Association, Inc., 2016 WL 320601 (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 27, 2016), Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal held that when where a bank files a lis pendens against a property, the Court in which the case is filed obtains exclusive jurisdiction over all encumbrances on the property – including unrecorded interests (e.g., HOA liens). This means that any judgment entered in a case filed after the original lis pendens is void.   Read the article…………


Tags assigned to this article:
FloridaHOAlis pendens

Related Articles

What should you consider before moving into a Community Association

You’ve decided you want to simplify your life and move into a condo on the beach but you’ve never lived

Polo Golf and Country Club Homeowners Association, Inc v. Rhymer et al (and Forsyth County, et al)

POLO GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. V. RHYMER ET AL. (S13A1635) POLO GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.

Housing coalition skeptical of Legislature’s plan to resolve construction-defect issues (CO)

Interests with the power to drive housing development in Colorado say the lone construction defects bill in the Legislature would