Biloxi, MS asked in Family Law, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Louisiana

Q: If 3 people inherit to the home and taxes weren't paid can one person pay the taxes and get the house?

It already went to a tax sale but we have 3 years to claim the home and pay the taxes and penalties.

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: It depends on the specific laws and regulations in your jurisdiction. In some cases, if one person pays the taxes and penalties owed, they may be able to claim ownership of the property. However, in other cases, all owners may need to agree to any changes in ownership or to the payment of taxes and penalties. It is best to consult with a local attorney who is familiar with the laws and regulations in your area to determine the best course of action.

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