Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2010

Revenue and Taxation Code

Property Taxation

Part 6. Tax Sales

Chapter 10. Rights of Purchaser of Tax-Deeded Property, or Any Other Person Claiming Through Him, to Bring Action to Determine Adverse Claims to or Clouds Upon Tax-Deeded Property Purchased From the State

Section 3951

3951. Known defendants. The complaint shall include as defendants to the action, all persons who are known to plaintiff or who appear of record to have some interest in or claim or cloud on the land described in plaintiff's complaint, arising prior to the date of the tax deed, other than persons owning a special assessment unless plaintiff seeks to determine the interest or claim of those persons. The state may be made a party defendant where the property was sold prior to September 10, 1984.

History.—Added by Stats. 1943, p. 2743, in effect August 4, 1943. Stats. 1945, p. 2158, in effect September 15, 1945, added to first sentence everything following "plaintiff's complaint." Stats. 1985, Ch. 316, effective January 1, 1986, added "tax" after "date of the," deleted "from the state" after "deed," substituted "those" for "such" after "claim of", in first sentence; added "where the property . . . September 10, 1984" after "defendant" in second sentence.