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Partition Actions in Bell Gardens

Bell Gardens is a city located in southeastern Los Angeles County, California. It is bordered by the cities of Commerce, Downey, Montebello, and South Gate. Bell Gardens is known for its large Hispanic population and its vibrant culture. The city is home to many Mexican restaurants, markets, and shops. It is also home to the Bicycle Casino, one of the largest card rooms in the world. The city is also home to the Bell Gardens Sports Park, which features a variety of sports fields and courts. Bell Gardens is a great place to live, work, and play. It is a vibrant and diverse city with a lot to offer.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Bell Gardens, California is $521,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Bell Gardens, California was 42,072.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Bell Gardens

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 sale. The court will then order the division of the property in a way that is fair and equitable to all parties. The partition statutes also provide that any proceeds from the sale of the property must be divided among the co-owners in proportion to their respective interests in the property.

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

  • Can a partition action be stopped or dismissed in California? The truth is that there are very few affirmative defenses in a partition action, and those defenses are rarely applied by courts in California.
  • Can a minority owner force the sale of a property? There is no requirement for a majority vote for partition. Rather, an co-owner of any interest in property can force the sale.
  • 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.
  • What are the different types of partition in California? Almost all partition actions are partition by sale, though partition in-kind allows the property to be divided, while a partition by appraisal allows the purchase by one-co-owner at an appraised value.
  • Are there ways to make my partition action less expensive? There are numerous ways to obtain a less expensive partition action in California. For example, having your documents organized can ensure you don’t have to pay your attorney to go through a disorganized mess to get the information they need.

Speak to Our Bell Gardens Partition Attorneys Today

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    Price v. Lo Duca – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Price v. Lo Duca, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.2d (2002), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The plaintiff, Price, owned a parcel of land that was jointly owned with the defendant, Lo Duca. Price sought to partition the land, which would have resulted in the division of the land into two separate parcels. Lo Duca, however, opposed the partition, arguing that it would be detrimental to his interests. The court ultimately ruled in favor of Price, finding that partition was the only way to resolve the dispute. The court also noted that partition would not be detrimental to Lo Duca’s interests, as he would still retain ownership of his portion of the land.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Bell Gardens, County of Los Angeles, California

    Our Bell Gardens 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 (562) 600-3300 or contact us online today.

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