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Partition Actions in Buena Park

Buena Park is a city located in northern Orange County, California. It is bordered by the cities of Anaheim, Cypress, La Palma, and Stanton. The city is home to several attractions, including Knott’s Berry Farm, Soak City, Medieval Times, and the Movieland Wax Museum. It is also home to the Buena Park Mall, which features a variety of stores and restaurants. The city is known for its diverse population and its many parks and recreational facilities. Buena Park is a great place to live, work, and play.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Buena Park, California is $619,400. As of 2020, the population of the California area of Buena Park is 81,837.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Buena Park

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Orange County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. California partition actions allows for the partition of real property owned by two or more persons. This statute provides a legal mechanism for the division of real property when the owners cannot agree on how to divide the property. The partition statutes allow for the court to order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the owners. The partition statutes also allows for the court to order the physical division of the property if it is feasible. The partition statutes also provide for the court to order the partition of the property by allotment, which is when the court assigns each owner a specific portion of the property.

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

  • What are the potential outcomes of a partition action? The most likely outcome in a partition action is that the plaintiff receives fair value for their interest in the property either through a sale to a third party or to the defendant. In rare cases, a property can be divided, through this is not applicable to single family residences with no surplus land.
  • How long does a partition action take in California?” Most partition actions are complete in 3 to 6 months because most cases settle in either a buyout or agreed sale. However, some cases can drag on for 6 to 12 months.
  • When is a partition action right for my dispute? Generally, parties who can reach their own resolution of a co-ownership dispute are not reading websites about partition law. If you are reading this article, chances are that your co-ownership dispute has reached a level where legal options are being considered. Filing a partition action will bring about a certain result to the co-ownership dispute, rather than letting it linger for years on end. However, if the parties are very close to a settlement, it may be wise to consider a resolution.
  • 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 is the timeline for a California partition action? Most partition actions are resolved in 3 to 6 months by way of settlement. Other cases can take 6 to 12 months to obtain an interlocutory judgment of partition, which generally appoints a referee to sell the property.

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    In re Marriage of Hattis – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of In re Marriage of Hattis, 196 Cal.App.3d 1162 (1987), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The court was tasked with determining whether the husband or wife had the right to partition the community property. The husband argued that he had the right to partition the property, while the wife argued that the property was not subject to partition. The court ultimately held that the husband had the right to partition the property, but that the wife had the right to receive her share of the proceeds from the sale of the property. The court also held that the wife was entitled to an equal share of the proceeds from the sale of the property, regardless of whether the husband or wife was the one who initiated the partition. The court also held that the wife was entitled to an equal share of the proceeds from the sale of the property, regardless of whether the husband or wife was the one who initiated the partition.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Buena Park, County of Orange, California

    Our Buena 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 (714) 888-7700 or contact us online today.

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