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Partition Actions in Baldwin Park

Baldwin Park is a city located in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County, California. It is located about 13 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The city is known for its diverse population and vibrant culture. The city is home to a variety of businesses, including retail stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues. It is also home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Baldwin Park Lake, which is a popular spot for fishing and picnicking. The city is also home to a number of schools, including the Baldwin Park Unified School District.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Baldwin Park, Los Angeles County, California is $521,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Baldwin Park, California was 75,837.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Baldwin Park

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. California partition actions provide a legal mechanism for co-owners of real property to divide the property among themselves. The partition statutes allow a co-owner to file a lawsuit in court to have the property divided, either physically or by awarding each co-owner a certain percentage of the property’s value. The court will then order the property to be divided according to the co-owners’ wishes. The partition statutes also provide that if the court finds that a physical division of the property is not possible, it may order the property to be sold and the proceeds divided among the co-owners.

Our team of partition attorneys can assist co-owners with frequently asked questions about partitions, such as:

  • What happens to any debts or liens on the property during a partition action? Secured debts are paid from the sale of the property. Secured lenders named in a partition action are generally dismissed with an agreement to pay the mortgage at the time of the sale.
  • How much does a partition action cost? The cost of a partition action can vary widely depending on the complexity of the case. A typical partition action usually costs between $5,000 and $12,000, with about $8,000 being the most common cost. However, difficulty locating a defendant, the motion to appoint a partition referee, delay tactics by defendants, and other issues may raise the cost of your partition action. An experienced partition lawyer can mitigate costs and resolve your co-ownership dispute with maximum efficiency.
  • What is the average cost of a partition action? The usual cost for a partition action is about $8,000 to $12,000, depending on the complexity. Some cases settle quickly after the defendant receives the partition complaint, while others can drag on longer if there are more complex issues or delay tactics by the defendant.
  • How does a partition action work in California?
  • Are there methods to resolve a partition situation without a court-ordered sale? The vast majority of partitions are solved without a court-ordered sale. Many times, the defendant will buy out the plaintiff’s interest. Other times, the parties will agree to a voluntary sale on the open market. However, the filing of the partition action is generally what forces the defendant to see the wisdom of settlement. Under California’s Partition of Real Property Act, a defendant can buy out the interest of the plaintiff at an appraised value, meaning that a court-ordered sale is only likely occur where the defendant simply can’t afford to buy the property but still won’t agree to sell.

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    Kerrigan v. Maloof – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Kerrigan v. Maloof, 98 Cal.App.2d 605 (1950), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two siblings over the partition of a family home. The siblings had inherited the home from their parents, and the sister, Kerrigan, wanted to partition the home so that each sibling could have their own separate residence. The brother, Maloof, however, refused to agree to the partition, claiming that the home was a single unit and could not be divided. The court ultimately ruled in favor of Kerrigan, finding that the home could be partitioned and that each sibling was entitled to their own separate residence. The court also found that the partition should be done in a manner that would not cause any damage to the home or its value.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Baldwin Park, County of Los Angeles, California

    Our Baldwin Park partition litigation attorneys will work diligently to obtain a favorable outcome on your behalf, whether by negotiation or litigation. Talkov law unlocks access to justice for co-owners by funding your case. For qualified cases, you pay no fees until we successfully partition your property by obtaining a sale on the market or to your co-owner! For a free consultation with California’s first and largest team of partition attorneys at Talkov Law, call (626) 777-3300 or contact us online today.

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