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Partition Actions in Colma

Colma is a small city located in San Mateo County, California. It is located just south of San Francisco and is known for its many cemeteries. It is home to over 1.5 million people who are buried in the city’s cemeteries, making it one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Colma is also home to a variety of businesses, including retail stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues. The city is known for its quiet, peaceful atmosphere and its proximity to San Francisco.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Colma, California is $817,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Colma, California is 1,792.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Colma

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving San Mateo County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. California partition actions provide a legal mechanism for co-owners of real property to divide the property among themselves. The partition statutes allow a co-owner to file a lawsuit in court to have the property divided, either physically or by sale. The court will then order the division of the property in a way that is fair and equitable to all parties. The partition statutes also provide that any proceeds from the sale of the property must be divided among the co-owners in proportion to their respective interests in the property.

Our team of partition attorneys can assist co-owners with frequently asked questions about partitions, such as:

  • How will the court in a California partition action determine how much each co-owner will receive from the sales proceeds? Generally, each co-owner will receive their fractional interest in the proceeds of sale based on their ownership interests. However, this amount can be enhanced or diminished by partition offsets whereby one co-owner paid more than their fractional interest for property expenses.
  • Can I recover my attorney’s fees in a partition action? Yes, you can recover your legal fees in a partition action through a motion for attorney’s fees. However, most partitions settle, and most settlements involve a walk-away of attorney’s fees, meaning it important to hire a partition attorney who will handle the matter efficiently since each party is likely to pay their own fees.
  • Who can file a partition action in California? Generally, any co-owner of real property can file a partition action.
  • What are the steps involved in a partition action in California? The first step is to file a partition complaint in California, which is followed by a request for the court to enter an interlocutory judgment of partition, thereby appointing a partition referee under the partition statutes.
  • What is California’s Partition of Real Property Act? Effective January 1, 2023, California’s new partition law allows defendants to buy out the interests of the plaintiff at an appraised value.

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    Estate of Dunn – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Estate of Dunn, 2019 WL 310210, D073695 (24-Jan-2019) , the issue of partition was raised. Partition is a legal process in which a court divides a piece of property among multiple owners. In this case, the decedent, Robert Dunn, owned a parcel of real property in San Diego County, California. The property was owned by Robert and his wife, Mary, as joint tenants. Upon Robert’s death, Mary became the sole owner of the property. Mary’s three children from a prior marriage, however, claimed an interest in the property. The children argued that the property should be partitioned, meaning that the court should divide the property among the four owners. The court ultimately found that partition was appropriate and ordered that the property be divided among the four owners.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Colma, County of San Mateo, California

    Our Colma partition litigation attorneys will work diligently to obtain a favorable outcome on your behalf, whether by negotiation or litigation. Talkov law unlocks access to justice for co-owners by funding your case. For qualified cases, you pay no fees until we successfully partition your property by obtaining a sale on the market or to your co-owner! For a free consultation with California’s first and largest team of partition attorneys at Talkov Law at (650) 999-3300 or contact us online today.

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