Q: Tax lien owner needs assistance with pursuing a foreclosure on a property that has been abandoned for more than 1 year
municipality refuses to declare property abandonded although it qualifies based on the guidelines under the njsa 55:19-55. property located in mullica township, NJ
A: N.J.S.A. 54:5-86(b) allows public officer or tax collector to sign certification waiving two year waiting period for third party lienholder to foreclose and gets abandoned property foreclosed faster and returned to tax rolls. Tax lien foreclosure has strict rules that must be carefully followed. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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