Last updated: July 1, 2021

 

RULES AND NOTES

These are rules for the plaintiff and their attorney.

Lieberman Technologies represents the Henry County Sheriff’s office.

Contact Info
Phone: 812-434-6645
Email: HenrySheriffSales@LTnow.com
Website: www.IN-SheriffSale.com
Mailing Address: Henry County Sheriff Sale
223 NW Second St, Ste 300
Evansville, IN 47708-1221

 

  • Email is our main source of communication. Advertising costs, outstanding taxes, sale date information, and sale cancellations are included in these communications.
  • Henry County requires a unique Notice of Sheriff Sale. Please use the form found on this website at Henry Notice of Sheriff Sale
    • All the blanks on the form must be filled in
    • Township must be included
    • Common street address must be included
    • Parcel number must be included
  • To set up a sale, we require the following items:
    • Praecipe (must have file stamp from Clerk)
    • Judgment
    • A check payable to the Henry County Sheriff to cover the Sheriff Sale Fee.
    • Notice of Sheriff Sale
      • The check to cover the Sheriff Sale Fee and the Notice of Sale should be mailed directly to Lieberman at the time of Praecipe filing. Do not send this fee or the Notice to the Clerk.

Sheriff Sale Fee

  • The fees for the sale should be paid in one check per parcel. The check should be made payable to HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF.
  • The check should be mailed to HENRY County Sheriff Sale, 223 NW Second St, STE 300, Evansville, IN 47708.
    • If, under a cause number, there is one parcel to be sold, then the fee is $125.
    • If, under the same cause number, there are multiple parcels that are to be sold as one unit, then the fee is $125.
    • If, under the same cause number, there are multiple parcels, with each parcel being sold separately, then the fee is $125 per parcel. One check per parcel.
    • This fee is not flexible and is due even if the sale is canceled.

Taxes

  • The plaintiff is responsible for paying all taxes, liens, etc attached to the property to be sold. These items must be brought to a zero balance before the sale. If these items are not brought to a zero balance before the sale, the Sheriff will cancel the sale.
    • Outstanding taxes are emailed to those attorneys (if we have email addresses on file) that have parcels in the sale.
    • Taxes, liens, etc must be paid PRIOR to the day of sale or the sale will be canceled.
    • Balances may be checked at the Henry County Treasurer’s office
    • Proof of payment must be provided to Lieberman

Newspaper Publications/Legal Ads

STARTING JANUARY 1 2020        Newspaper Publications/Legal Ads

  • The plaintiff’s attorney is responsible for placing the sheriff sale legal notice in the county newspaper.
  • When the date of the sale is set, we will send you an email with the date of the sheriff sale.
  • The attorney should ask the newspaper to send the proof of publication to the attorney.
  • The attorney is responsible for notifying the newspaper if the sale is cancelled.
  • The attorney is also responsible for paying the publication fees.
  • Checks should be made payable to the Courier Times and mailed to:
  • Courier Times
  • 201 South 14th Street
  • New Castle, IN 47362

For more information please contact the Courier Times at 765-575-4619

Bidding and Day of Sale Information

  • The Henry Sheriff Sale is held in the Henry County Courthouse, in the Old Circuit Court Room at 101 South Main Street, New Castle, IN
  • Bidding starts at 10:00 am. Any sale that has multiple bids will go to live auction around 10:30 am. Third party checks are due by 1:00 pm the day of the sale at the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, 127 North 12th Street, New Castle, IN 47362
  • Blank bid forms are available
  • Faxed, emailed, or mailed bids are not accepted for the Henry County Sheriff Sale. Bids must be presented on the sale date at the sale location.

After the Sale

  • The Plaintiff’s attorney should provide a deed regardless of purchaser as a courtesy to the Sheriff’s office. In the event that a parcel is awarded to a Third Party, a Third Party deed can be mailed to Henry Sheriff Sales, 223 NW 2nd St, Ste 300, Evansville, IN 47708 or emailed to HenrySheriffSales@LTnow.com
  • The Sheriff’s representative prepares the Clerk’s Return. We send a copy of the return, along with the order of sale, to the Clerk’s office. You may file for proceeds with the Clerk’s office approximately two weeks after the sale and the clerk’s office will disburse the proceeds. All funds go through the clerk’s office
  • After the sale, we will send the following documents to the Plaintiff’s attorney:
    • Clerk’s Return
    • Proof of Publication
    • Receipt for sheriff sale fee

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DEED FILING PROCESS:

  • This is a note that covers the impact of IC 32-29-7-10(a)(2) which states that the Sheriff, and not the attorney, must file the deed with the County Recorder. At the time of the deed filing, the Sheriff must also give to the Assessor, a Sales Disclosure Form [State Form 46021 (R9/7-09].
  • On the DAY OF SALE, the attorney must deliver to the Sheriff’s agent
    • The Bid
    • Sales Disclosure
    • The Deed
    • A check made payable to the RECORDER of Henry County
    • For deeds that will be presented to the Recorder on or after July 1, 2017:
      • The fee is a flat $25.00
      • Deeds must conform to IC 36-2-11-16 and 36-2-11-16.5
    • A check made payable to the AUDITOR of Henry County in the amount of $20.00.
    • A self-addressed, stamped envelope to be used by the Recorder to return the recorded deed.
  • If this packet is not presented to the Sheriff’s agent at the sale, then the Sheriff’s agent will cancel the sale.
  • If the check is for an incorrect amount, then the Sheriff’s agent will cancel the sale.