Where disbursements have been made by a party under the direction of the court, interest at the legal rate shall be allowed thereon from the time of making such disbursements.California Code of Civil Procedure 874.030
While parties often argue about partition offsets involving unequal payments for the property before a case is filed, this statute relates to unequal payments for the property after the case is filed. Perhaps the court orders one party to pay the taxes and orders that the party will be reimbursed with interest.
Law Revision Commission Comments to California Code of Civil Procedure § 874.030
In 1976, the California Law Revision Commission explained California Code of Civil Procedure § 874.030 as follows:
Section 874.030 continues the substance of former Section 801.
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