Phenix City, AL asked in Foreclosure for Alabama

Q: Statue of limitations on property left behind after forced eviction from foreclosure. When is it considered abandonment

The neighbors were removed from the home and have left a mess in the yard with property that they did not take. How long do we as neighbors have to look at it before we can clean or bag it all up.

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Kevin M Ryan
Kevin M Ryan
  • Foreclosure Defense Lawyer
  • Loxley, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Go to the county revenue commissioner website and look up the owner of the property. The tax record should have a mailing address. You can send a letter to the owner to request that they clean up the property and if they do not act within a reasonable time, contact the Mayor's office in the city where you reside.

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