(a) This act does not limit or affect the method by which service of a complaint in a partition action may be made.
(b) If the plaintiff in a partition action seeks an order of notice by publication, the plaintiff, not later than 10 days after the court’s determination, shall post and maintain while the action is pending a conspicuous sign on the property that is the subject of the action. The sign shall state that the action has commenced and identify the name and address of the court and the common designation by which the property is known. The court may require the plaintiff to publish on the sign the name of the plaintiff and the known defendants.California Code of Civil Procedure 874.314
Partition of Real Property Act
- California Partition of Real Property Act Statutes
- CCP § 874.311. Short Title; Application of Act
- CCP § 874.312. Definitions
- CCP § 874.313. Applicability; Relation to Other Laws
- CCP § 874.314. Method of Service; Notice by Publication
- CCP § 874.315. Referees
- CCP § 874.316. Determination of Fair Market Value; Notice
- CCP § 874.317. Cotenant Buyout of Interests
- CCP § 874.318. Partition Alternatives
- CCP § 874.319. Considerations for Partition in Kind
- CCP § 874.320. Court Ordered Open-Market Sale; Sealed Bids; Auction
- CCP § 874.321. Filing Report for Open-Market Sales
- CCP § 874.321.5. Apportionment of the Costs of Partition
- CCP § 874.322. Repealed by Stats.2022, c. 82 (A.B.2245), § 12
- CCP § 874.323. Supersedes the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
In addition to the methods of service as provided in California Code of Civil Procedure 872.310, this statute allows for service of a complaint to be made by posting a sign on the property including pertinent information about the pending partition action, including the court name and address, property address or designation, and potentially the names of the plaintiff(s) and defendant(s).
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