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12
NOV
2019

Problems with Cook County Land Bank Authority exposed

A Cook County Alderwoman’s top aide used the Cook County Land Bank Authority to wipe out more than $200,000 of tax
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12
NOV
2019
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18
APR
2019

Mundelein developer’s lawsuit overlooks benefits of title acquired via tax deed

A housing developer is suing Mundelein for the ability to build a 45-unit apartment building for low-income seniors on d
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13
MAR
2019

“Sovereign citizens,” Squatters and Tax Deeds

We have had actual cases where parties assert “sovereign law” or “sovereign citizenship” as some
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01
FEB
2019

Indiana Senate endorses amnesty plan for penalties and interest on delinquent property taxes

The Indiana Senate voted 48-0 on January 28th for Senate Bill 523, authorizing counties to waive interest and penalties
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07
JAN
2019

John Stanko Speaking at Chicago Bar Association Real Estate Taxation Seminar

John W. Stanko, Jr., will be speaking at the 2019 Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Real Estate Taxation Seminar on January
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28
SEP
2018

Government Tax Lien Network

We have many clients who have inquired about the Government Tax Lien Network (http://governmenttaxliennetwork.com) and o
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14
JUN
2018

John Stanko to Speak at Chicago Bar Association “Indemnity Fund Symposium.”

John W. Stanko, Jr., will be speaking at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Real Estate Taxation Tax Sales and Tax Deed S
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25
MAY
2018

Indiana Supreme Court to Hear Argument in Tax Sale Land Dispute

The Indiana Supreme Court will hear argument over whether a Henry County redevelopment company can keep land it purchase
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