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This law provides for existing easements on tax-defaulted property to remain on title when the property is sold.

CA Revenue & Taxation Code §3712

Amended by A.B. No. 261
Effective January 1, 2012

When tax-defaulted property is sold, the deed conveys title to the purchaser free of all encumbrances existing before the sale except easements of any kind, including prescriptive easements.