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How to Record a “Notice of Pendency of Action”, or “Notice of Lis Pendens” in California

You’ve come to the right place to eRecord your Lis Pendens

 

 

Prepare Your Document

Prepare the Summons and Complaint along with, Case Information Sheet ( Addendum in some courts ), Civil Case Cover Sheet, and Notice of Pendency of Action.

File your documents with the Court

File with the Court the Complaint along with Summons, Case Information Sheet, and Civil Case Cover Sheet.

Get a Judge’s approval

To expedite the process, file an “Ex Parte” (no notice to the other side) motion for approval of the Notice. Essentially, you are asking the Judge to approve the document on short notice. Local court procedures do vary, but generally, you first request a  hearing with the court to present your motion to the Judge, and once set, bring your documents along to the hearing. If the Judge does not approve your document, you may need to amend the complaint or hire a real estate attorney.

Serve the Notice

The Notice must be served by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested prior to recording to, the defendant(s) at all available addresses, all known owners of record of the real property, and all to whom the real property claim is adverse. (Code of Civil Procedure 405.22). A Proof of Service will need to be prepared showing proper service (Code of Civil Procedure 405.23)

Record the Notice of Lis Pendens

The complete Original Notice of Lis Pendens, along with the court order approving the Notice, and a Proof of Service by certified mail of the Notice, Needs to be recorded by the County Recorders office. The fastest method of recording is still electronically. Once you have filed with the Recorder, you must file a copy of the Notice with the Court.

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Call 888.962.9696 or email info@countrywideprocess.com

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How to place an eRecording Order

Here is how to get started

1. Set up a free account.

2. Click Place Order and place a new County Recording order.

3. Choose County Recording and Choose your County and branch if applicable.

4. Check the box even if you have a case number.

5. Click Add Party and Choose either Organization or Person and enter the entity name and save.

Choose Yes for ” Is this your lead client?” and see the next image.

Choose Requester from the drop-down menu.

If you have an internal / office billing code or file number enter it, otherwise enter N/A

Click save and next.

6. In the Documents tab, click on the Existing Documents “Radio Button”

And Immediately Click on Cancel when the below window pops up.

Once you click Cancel, Start Typing out the Exact Name of your Document.

When done, click on the Attach File button to the right of the Document Field as displayed below,

Once document(s) is/are uploaded choose Countrywide Process is Authorized to Advance Fees.

7. Finally, Choose your Service Level and click Submit.

Frequently Asked Questions

When I place the order, is it directly to the Recorder?

When you place your order on our portal, we submit your document(s) to the County Recorder via a secure portal based on your order criteria.

What is the cost?

Currently, our Routine eRecording fee is $55.00 plus the Recorders fee & $10.00 portal fee.

For additional levels, fees and volume pricing call or text, 323.425.8097 Toll charges from your phone carrier may apply.

How do I pay the invoice? By using your preferred method,  credit/debit card, or (ECH/ACH).

How long does it take? Past experience has shown, on average, 1 – 3 days.  County turnaround varies.

Any setup or recurring fees? No, just a one-time fee for the particular eRecording order.

Do I have to use Countrywideprocess.com? No, but we are good at what we do.

Can I Record Multiple Documents with one order? Yes, if they are part of the same transaction, in the same county, and associated with the same property, otherwise, you will need to place a separate order. An additional document fee of $10.00 may apply. Also, keep in mind, multiple documents may be submitted per order but if one is rejected, the entire package is rejected.

Which CA Counties are currently accepting eRecordings.

California           All Other States

  • Alameda County
  • Butte County
  • Calaveras County
  • Contra Costa County
  • El Dorado County
  • Fresno County
  • Kern County
  • Los Angeles County
  • Madera County
  • Marin County
  • Merced County
  • Modoc County
  • Mono County
  • Monterey County
  • Napa County
  • Nevada County
  • Orange County
  • Placer County
  • Riverside County
  • Sacramento County
  • San Bernardino County
  • San Diego County
  • San Joaquin County
  • San Luis Obispo County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Shasta County
  • Solano County
  • Sonoma County
  • Tehama County
  • Tulare County
  • Ventura County
  • Yuba County

Ask us about our High Volume Filer Discount as low as $25.00 plus costs and advances.

Have questions?
Contact us now at:
 323.425.8097
Emergency Line  323.425.8097
or email us at cwprocess@gmail.com
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How to eRecord or Record Documents Electronically Online

How to eRecord

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How eRecording Works

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as low as $25.00 plus costs and advances.

The best way to describe the eRecording process. Think of the internet as an electronic version of your current Courier, Attorney Service Runner, or the US Postal Service package. E-recording is your fast new cost-effective document delivery option. You scan your document(s) separately in Black & White with a recommended 300 to 1200 DPI, submit via a secure internet portal while placing your order which is then recorded submitted to the County and returned through the same method.

Here is how to get started

1. Set up a free account.

2. Click Place Order and place a new County Recording order.

3. Choose County Recording and Choose your County and branch if applicable.

4. Check the box even if you have a case number.

5. Click Add Party and Choose either Organization or Person and enter the entity name and save.

Choose Yes for ” Is this your lead client?” and see the next image.

Choose Requester from the drop-down menu.

If you have an internal / office billing code or file number enter it, otherwise enter N/A

Click save and next.

6. In the Documents tab, click on the Existing Documents “Radio Button”

And Immediately Click on Cancel when the below window pops up.

Once you click Cancel, Start Typing out the Exact Name of your Document.

When done, click on the Attach File button to the right of the Document Field as displayed below,

Once document(s) is/are uploaded choose Countrywide Process is Authorized to Advance Fees.

7. Finally, Choose your Service Level and click Submit.

Frequently Asked Questions

When I place the order, is it directly to the Recorder?

When you place your order on our portal, we submit your document(s) to the County Recorder via a secure portal based on your order criteria.

What is the cost?

Currently, our Routine eRecording fee is $55.00 plus the Recorders fee & $10.00 portal fee.

For additional levels, fees and volume pricing call or text, 323.425.8097 Toll charges from your phone carrier may apply.

How do I pay the invoice? By using your preferred method,  credit/debit card, or (ECH/ACH).

How long does it take? Past experience has shown, on average, 1 – 3 days.  County turnaround varies.

Any setup or recurring fees? No, just a one-time fee for the particular eRecording order.

Do I have to use Countrywideprocess.com? No, but we are good at what we do.

Can I Record Multiple Documents with one order? Yes, if they are part of the same transaction, in the same county, and associated with the same property, otherwise, you will need to place a separate order. An additional document fee of $10.00 may apply. Also, keep in mind, multiple documents may be submitted per order but if one is rejected, the entire package is rejected.

Which CA Counties are currently accepting eRecordings.

California           All Other States

  • Alameda County
  • Butte County
  • Calaveras County
  • Contra Costa County
  • El Dorado County
  • Fresno County
  • Kern County
  • Los Angeles County
  • Madera County
  • Marin County
  • Merced County
  • Modoc County
  • Mono County
  • Monterey County
  • Napa County
  • Nevada County
  • Orange County
  • Placer County
  • Riverside County
  • Sacramento County
  • San Bernardino County
  • San Diego County
  • San Joaquin County
  • San Luis Obispo County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Shasta County
  • Solano County
  • Sonoma County
  • Tehama County
  • Tulare County
  • Ventura County
  • Yuba County

Ask us about our High Volume Filer Discount as low as $25.00 plus costs and advances.

Have questions?
Contact us now at:
888.962.9696
Emergency Line  323.425.8097
or email us at
info@countrywideprocess.com
Read More