§ 173.01 Foreclosure of municipal tax certificates authorized
§ 173.02 Proceedings in rem against the lands
§ 173.03 Conditions determining when suit may be brought; lands and claims included
§ 173.04 Procedure for bringing foreclosure suit; certificate of attorney as to notice of suit; jurisdiction obtained by publication of notice of suit; form of notice
§ 173.05 Parties; time for appearance
§ 173.06 Affidavits and certificates as prima facie evidence; proof of validity or invalidity
§ 173.07 Tender of correct amount as condition precedent
§ 173.08 Judgment for complainant; amounts included; attorney’s fee.
§ 173.09 Judgment for complainant; special magistrate’s sale; complainant may purchase and later sell.
§ 173.10 Judgment for complainant; court may order payment of other taxes or sale subject to taxes; special magistrate’s conveyances.
§ 173.11 Distribution of proceeds of sale
§ 173.12 Lands may be redeemed prior to sale
§ 173.13 Procedure under this chapter optional
§ 173.14 Chapter supplemental to other law
§ 173.15 Parties and subject matter; tax liens of equal dignity

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 173

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Commission: means the State Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Commission created pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 252.82
  • Committee: means any local emergency planning committee established in the state pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 252.82
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Disaster: means any natural, technological, or civil emergency that causes damage of sufficient severity and magnitude to result in a declaration of a state of emergency by a county, the Governor, or the President of the United States. See Florida Statutes 252.34
  • Division: means the Division of Emergency Management within the Executive Office of the Governor. See Florida Statutes 252.82
  • Emergency: means any occurrence, or threat thereof, whether natural, technological, or manmade, in war or in peace, which results or may result in substantial injury or harm to the population or substantial damage to or loss of property. See Florida Statutes 252.34
  • EPCRA: means the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, ss. See Florida Statutes 252.82
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Facility: means facility as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 252.82
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trust fund: means the Operating Trust Fund of the division. See Florida Statutes 252.82
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011