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Code of Civil Procedure 873.770 CCP – Taking Setoff from Party Purchaser (Partition Actions)

Code of Civil Procedure 873.770 CCP – Taking Setoff from Party Purchaser (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.770 is the California partition statute that explains how the partition referee will distribute proceeds of sale when the purchaser is also a party entitled to some of the proceeds of sale, i.e., when credit bidding may be available. The statute provides that: Where the purchaser is a party or … Read More

Milian v. De Leon true joint tenancy in partition actions

True Joint Tenancy in California Partition Actions – Milian v. De Leon

True Joint Tenancy under Milian v. De Leon (1986) 181 Cal.App. 3d 1185, 1195 Milian v. De Leon is one of the most fascinating cases in California partition actions in that it found that, “once the court in a partition action has determined that a true joint tenancy exists, it may not order reimbursement or contribution … Read More

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Talkov Law Announces New Headquarters in Newport Beach

Talkov Law Corp. is excited to announce that the company headquarters will now be in Newport Beach, California. Our new Orange County office is located at 4000 MacArthur Blvd Ste 655, Newport Beach, CA, 92660. Originally founded in 2020 by Attorney Scott Talkov, Talkov Law has represented hundreds of clients throughout California with their partition … Read More

What is a partition action in California

What Are Examples of a Partition Action in California?

Real Estate Partition Definition in California A partition action is a court-ordered equitable division of property. When one or more co-owners disagrees on what to do with a co-owned property, a partition action can be started to force the sale of the subject property. This definition of a real estate partition shows how a partition … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure CCP 873.210 Division by Referee

Code of Civil Procedure 873.210 CCP – Division by Referee (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.210 is the California partition statute that describes how the partition referee will physically divide and distribute the property in relation to the parties’ interest in the property. The statute states: The referee appointed by the court to make a division of the property shall divide the property and allot … Read More

Can Heirs Property be Sold Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

Can Heirs Property be Sold?

Can heirs property be sold in California under the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act? Many people mistakenly believe that the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act prevents a property from being sold, but this isn’t the case. The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act in California gives non-partitioning parties (those who did not file … Read More

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Talkov Law Quoted in The Real Deal Article About $126m Los Angeles Home Known as “The One”

Talkov Law’s President Scott Talkov was recently quoted by The Real Deal Los Angeles on his legal opinions about conflicts arising from the sale of one of the most expensive homes in history. Known as “The One,” the 105,000 square foot mega-mansion in the hills of Los Angeles entered into bankruptcy court when the debts … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure 874.319 CCP Considerations for Partition in Kind (Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act)

Code of Civil Procedure 874.319 CCP – Considerations for Partition in Kind (Partition of Real Property Act)

California Code of Civil Procedure 874.319 is the California partition statute that establishes whether or not a partition in kind would result in great prejudice to the cotenants of the property under the California Partition of Real Property Act. The statute states the following: (a) In determining whether partition in kind would result in great prejudice to the … Read More

Unequal Down Payments in Property Co-Ownership Disputes & Partition Actions

Unequal Down Payments and Ownership Interests in Property Co-Ownership Disputes (Partition Actions)

One of the most common issues that arises in California real estate co-ownership disputes and related partition actions is the remedy for a party who pays more than their fractional share of the down payment. For example, perhaps Sally and Joe purchase a home together, with Sally paying $100,000 of the down payment, while Joe … Read More

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