Practice Areas

Judicial In Rem Tax Foreclosure

Judicial in rem tax foreclosure procedures are an effective means of eliminating health and safety hazards by putting certain tax delinquent properties back on the tax rolls and into productive use. The judicial in rem tax foreclosure team at Jones Cork, LLP consists of attorneys who are experienced in representing counties, municipalities, and other authorized entities to enforce liens for ad valorem taxes against properties subject to such taxation. The firm is equipped to provide services in this area, including:

  • Conducting the title examination
  • Drafting and filing of the petition for Ad Valorem Tax Foreclosure
  • Ensuring that proper notice to all interested parties is mailed, published and posted in accordance with the statutory requirements
  • Appearing for judicial hearing on behalf of the petitioner
  • Advertising and conducting sale of the subject property following the hearing and order of the superior court
  • Executing and delivering a deed to the foreclosure sale purchaser
  • Filing a report of sale with the superior court
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