How is the property deeded?
Are you both on one deed as tenants in common?
If property taxes are left unpaid, the home could eventually be subject to a tax sale or foreclosure.
Assuming that you are tenants in common, then you both have a duty to contribute to the carrying costs of the property.
You may have a few options. You could likely sue your aunt for the unpaid share of the expenses or seek a partition in which the court would order the sale of the building and you could then buy out her interest.
You should consult with a local real estate litigation attorney.
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Attorney Millar's answer is right on-point. Please consult with a real estate/litigation attorney to determine the best options in your circumstances. Good luck to you.
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