Ark. Code Ann. § 26-37-203 – Conveyance to purchaser — Contest.

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Ark. Code Ann. § 26-37-203 – Conveyance to purchaser — Contest.

(a) If the tax-delinquent land is sold, the Commissioner of State Lands shall convey the tax-delinquent land by issuing a limited warranty deed to the land.

(b) (1) Except as provided in subdivision (b)(2) of this section, an action to contest the validity of a conveyance under this section or a negotiated sale under § 26-37-101 is barred if not commenced within ninety (90) days after the date of the conveyance.

(2) A cause of action by a person suffering a mental incapacity, a minor, or a person serving in the United States armed forces during time of war during the one-year period under subdivision (b)(1) of this section is barred if not commenced within two (2) years after the disability is removed, the minor reaches majority, or the person is released from active duty with the United States armed forces during time of war.

(c) A deed issued after January 1, 1987, by the Commissioner of State Lands is not void or voidable on the ground that the county did not strictly comply with the laws governing tax-delinquent land.

(d) This section does not prevent a taxpayer from contesting the validity of a deed issued by the Commissioner of State Lands on the ground that taxes have actually been paid.

Sale of Tax Delinquent Lands

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 Last updated: June 13, 2016 at 18:50 pm