Codified Laws


Text Search




Enter the text to search for and click Search to get a list of statutes containing the text you entered. Tips:
  • Multiple words will be searched as a phrase. Entering Property Tax will return statutes that contain the complete phrase Property Tax.
  • Logical Operators are allowed. Hunting and Fishing will return statutes that containing both hunting and fishing. Hunting or Fishing will return statutes that contain hunting, fishing, or both.
  • Wild cards(*) are allowed. Entering Approp* will return statutes that contain Appropriation, Appropriate, Appropriated, etc..
  • Punctuation can also be used as operators. + = and, , = or. Searching for phrases that have , and will result in error unless you enclose the entire phrase in quotes.
The Filter option allows you to narrow your search results to a specific Title or Chapter. Here is a tip for using the filter option.
  • Use a dash (-) as the last character of your filter to refine searches. For example the filter "1-1" returns sections in 1-1, 1-10, 1-11, 1-12, etc. The filter "1-1-" returns only sections in Chapter 1-1.

Quick Find



Type the Statute number you are looking for in the form Title-Chapter-Section . Examples(1-1-1.1, 27A-11A-12, etc.)

The Get Statute button can be used to locate a specific statute. You may type in a title, chapter, or section number. Example: typing 1 will return the chapter list for Title 1, typing 1-1 will return the section list for chapter 1-1, typing 1-1-1 will return section 1-1-1 of the statutes.

The Get Chapter button can be used to load a complete chapter of the statutes. This function requires a title and a chapter number. Examples: 1-1, 57A-1, 1-3

 
CHAPTER 21-42

ACTIONS TO QUIET TAX TITLE

21-42-1      Tax purchasers entitled to bring action--Purpose of action.
21-42-2      Time of bringing action.
21-42-3      Delinquent taxes paid before action brought.
21-42-4      Commencement by summons and complaint--Party plaintiff--Known and unknown parties defendant.
21-42-5      Joinder of different tracts in same action--Joinder of parties defendant.
21-42-6      Contents of complaint.
21-42-7      Procedural rules not exclusive of other procedures to perfect tax title.
21-42-8      Summons and complaint in same form as for civil actions--Service as in quiet title actions.
21-42-9      Lis pendens notice recorded by register of deeds--Destruction of records.
21-42-10      Redemption of land by defendant--Certificate of redemption--Apportionment of taxes assessed--Personal property taxes.
21-42-11      Appearance by defendant--Defenses permitted.
21-42-12      Venue of action.
21-42-13      Proof required on default judgment--Treasurer's certificate as prima facie evidence.
21-42-14      Findings of fact and conclusions of law.
21-42-15      Bond required of plaintiff to indemnify against successful defense after judgment.
21-42-16      Contents of judgment--Direction to issue deed--Costs.
21-42-17      Tax deed issued by treasurer--Form--Acknowledgment.
21-42-18      Estate vested in grantee by deed.
21-42-19      Relief from default judgment.
21-42-20      Bond not required of county--Liability on successful defense after judgment.
21-42-21      Employment of additional counsel to assist state's attorney.


Back to Title 21