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Partition Actions in Carson

Carson is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is located 13 miles south of downtown Los Angeles and is bordered by the cities of Compton, Long Beach, Torrance, and Wilmington. The city is known for its diverse population and vibrant culture. The city is home to the Home Depot Center, a major sports and entertainment complex, and the California State University Dominguez Hills. Carson is also home to a number of parks, including the Carson Regional Park, which features a lake, picnic areas, and a variety of recreational activities. The city is also home to a number of shopping centers, restaurants, and other attractions.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Carson, California is $619,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of the city of Carson, California is 93,281.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Carson

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:

  • What are the tax implications of a partition action? It is best to seek the advice of a tax attorney or CPA about tax issues. However, the most common tax issues in partitions, like other sales, can involve capital gains taxes and the potential partial or full reassessment of property taxes.
  • 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.
  • Will there be a trial in a California partition action? Trials are extremely rare in partition actions because the interlocutory judgment procedure allows for a partition referee to be appointed by meeting just a few elements that rarely involve live testimony from witnesses. Even if a trial occurred, it would almost certainly relate only to the ownership interests or the distribution of proceeds, though most cases are decided on motion heard by the court based on the papers submitted by the parties.
  • Can a Trust File a Partition? Yes, a trust can file a partition action as the co-owner of real property in California.
  • 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.

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    Hathaway v. De Soto – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Hathaway v. De Soto, 21 Cal. 191 (1862), the California Supreme Court was asked to decide whether a partition of land between two co-owners was valid. The two co-owners had agreed to divide the land into two equal parts, but the partition was not made according to the legal requirements of the state. Specifically, the partition was not made by a surveyor, and the two parts were not equal in size. The court held that the partition was invalid, and that the two co-owners were still joint owners of the land. The court reasoned that the partition was not made according to the legal requirements, and that the two parts were not equal in size, which meant that the partition was not valid.

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

    Our Carson 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 (310) 496-3300 or contact us online today.

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