By Katie Buehler (May 13, 2022, 6:33 p.m. EDT) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday revived a lawsuit challenging the validity of a 1999 tax sale, finding that multiple tax entities violated due process rights of a former mineral interest owner by not serving her personally when they initiated foreclosure proceedings against her property.
Judges agreed with the heirs of Elizabeth S. Mitchell, who at one time owned 320 acres of mining interests in Reeves County, Texas, that the 1999 tax sale of her property was invalid because attorneys tax entities had not researched his name. and address, which appeared on eight publicly available warranty deeds and…
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