§55-11-3. Limitations on notice of lis pendens.
Constructive notice of the pendency of a suit, action,
attachment or other proceeding, arising from the filing for
recordation of a notice or memorandum in accordance with the
provisions of section two of this article, shall continue to
operate as constructive notice thereof to any pendente lite
purchaser or encumbrancer of the real estate affected, for a period
of ten years next after the date when such notice was filed for
recordation. Where constructive notice arises as aforesaid, that
notice may be renewed or extended for additional ten year periods
by the filing for recordation, as provided in section two of this
article, a similar memorandum or notice of lis pendens within ten
years from the date of recordation of the last such memorandum or
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