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Lewis v. Superior Court
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Plaintiffs contracted to buy land from the owner and obtained title on February 28th. On February 29th, the Defendants recorded a lis pendens, a notice of lawsuit affecting title, concerning the property obtained by the Plaintiffs. Over the next year, the Plaintiffs spent over a million dollars renovating the property. After these renovations, Defendants commenced a lawsuit with proper service against the Plaintiffs. Plaintiffs sued to clear title to their land. The trial court denied Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment and they appeal.
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