California Code of Civil Procedure 873.050 is the California partition statute that addresses who is ineligible to be appointed as partition referee in a partition action in California. The statute provides that:
None of the following persons shall be appointed a referee under this title:
Law Revision Commission Comments to California Code of Civil Procedure § 873.050
In 1976, the California Law Revision Commission explained California Code of Civil Procedure § 873.050 as follows:
Section 873.050 continues provisions formerly found in Section 763.
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