Tucson, AZ asked in Real Estate Law for Arizona

Q: What is needed to claim lawful interest in property that has been seized. The lien is mine they are still owing me

The operators and purchasers of my property made a contract to be paid monthly until paid. I did an owner carry sale.

But now thy are in trouble with the law and the court has threatened to forfeiture. Can the court take what is mine. I am not part of the charges against the present owners. I am told their is a claim that can be made. Could you please advise

Thank you

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1 Lawyer Answer
Adam Martinez
Adam Martinez
  • Mesa, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: An secured creditor's interest in real property subject to seizure may be exempt. A secured creditor may usually file a claim to protect its interest with the Court conducting the proceedings.

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