Partition Sales

My Co-owner is Not Paying the Property Taxes

My Co-owner is Not Paying the Property Taxes

It’s not uncommon for one co-owner to bear the brunt of property taxes, especially in scenarios where one co-owner resides on the property while others do not. An issue arises when this arrangement leads to a disparity in financial contributions for maintenance and obligations tied to the property. Implications of Financial Distress The failure of … Read More

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What Does a Notice of Private Sale Mean in a Partition Action?

A notice of private sale in a partition action is a required notice that the partition referee is likely to be marketing the property to the public to ensure it sells for fair market value. Since the word “private” seems to suggest something other than the public marketing as though a backroom deal is occurring, … Read More

What Does a Partition Lawyer Do?

Partition Lawyers: What do they do?

A partition attorney plays a pivotal role in navigating the intricacies of ending real property co-ownership relationships, offering legal representation and strategic advice to secure a fair and equitable outcome for their clients. If discussions about managing the jointly owned property are not being taken seriously by your co-owner, retaining a partition attorney equips you … Read More

Can a Partition Injunction Prevent a Foreclosure

Can a Partition Prevent a Foreclosure?

The threat of foreclosure poses a significant challenge for homeowners facing financial hardship and particular difficulty when a co-owner may be engaged in an active partition action. Amidst this uncertainty, injunctions emerge as a potential safeguard, offering homeowners a legal avenue to protect their property rights. A request for an injunction amidst a partition action … Read More

My Co-owner Filed a Partition Action Against Me – What Now?

Facing a partition action from a co-owner can be stressful and confusing. It usually means there’s a disagreement on how to handle or sell a property you both own. Partition actions spring from a myriad of situations, reflecting the diverse and complex relationships property co-owners can have. Whether it’s a disagreement among heirs, a dispute … Read More

Title Insurance in a Partition Action

Title Insurance in a Partition Action

Whether your property is subject to a partition action or you are transferring ownership through a public sale, a clear and marketable title is essential for a smooth transfer of ownership. Real estate litigation often arises from disputes over property titles, highlighting the importance of a comprehensive title insurance policy. Property buyers and lenders alike … Read More

Can a Co-Owner Buy the Property in the Partition Action

Can a Co-Owner Buy the Property in the Partition Action?

Yes. While co-owners have the opportunity to purchase each other’s shares, navigating this path can introduce potential disputes and requires adherence to specific state laws and court procedures aimed at co-owners seeking to acquire interests. Exploring the feasibility of a co-owner purchasing property in a partition action merges legal intricacies and strategic considerations within the … Read More

Tricks to Remove Co-Owner from House Title

Tricks to Remove Co-Owner from House Title

The law allows any co-owner to remove another co-owner on the property title with or without their agreement through a quiet title action, or partition action, and by a deed with agreement. By Agreement – A Deed from the Co-Owner While it may seem obvious, a co-owner can be removed from the title to the … Read More

I Own 33% of a Property. What Are My Rights?

Many co-owners with a minority interest in a property assume they have minimal rights. Fortunately for minority co-owners of property, they have many rights. Your Rights as a 33% Property Owner When it comes to California partition law, a minority co-owner in California real estate has the right to force the sale through a partition … Read More

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What to Do When a Co-Owner Dies During or Before a Partition Action [Form Template Example – Code of Civil Procedure 872.530(b)]

Affidavit re: Death of Co-Owner [Sample] Co-owning real estate in California comes with many different challenges. If you’re ready to sell but your co-owner refuses, a partition action is the only court-ordered way to force the sale of property. Litigants in partition actions may find themselves in the unfortunate situation of having to declare that … Read More

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