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Petersburg Treasurer Accepts $1 Million in Tax Collections

Published on: 9/26/2012

At the September 18 City Council Meeting in Petersburg, City Treasurer Kevin Brown accepted a presentation check from James E. Cornwell, Jr., of the Sands Anderson law firm representing $1,000,000 in delinquent real estate taxes collected for the city since the firm was engaged to pursue past due taxpayers.

The city hired Sands Anderson PC's Virginia local government lawyers about eighteen months ago. Funds representing the tax obligations of the property owners are raised through the use of a number of judicial procedures, including judicial sales or auctions. Notices of these sales, along with others across the state, are posted on the law firm's website.

"It is a pleasure to work with the Treasurer and the City on these matters," said Cornwell, supervising attorney for the delinquent real estate tax collections.

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