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.