California Code of Civil Procedure 873.710 is the California partition statute that lays out what information should be included in a referee’s report. The statute states that a referee’s report written by a partition referee should have:
(a) Upon making a sale of property, the referee shall report the sale to the court.
(b) The referee’s report shall contain, in addition to such other information as may be appropriate, all of the following information:
(1) A description of the property sold to each purchaser.
(2) The name of the purchaser.
(3) The sale price.
(4) The terms and conditions of the sale and the security, if any, taken.
(5) Any amounts payable to lienholders.
(6) A statement as to contractual or other arrangements or conditions as to agents’ commissions.
(7) Any determination and recommendation as to opening and closing public and private ways, roads, streets, and easements.
(8) Other material facts relevant to the sale and the confirmation proceeding.
California Code of Civil Procedure 873.710
The referee’s report is just one of many reports included in California partition statutes, including whether to sell a property by public auction or private sale as determined in the referee’s report and a listing of full motions, reports, and accounts.
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