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Partition Actions in Diamond Bar

Diamond Bar is a city located in the eastern part of Los Angeles County, California. It is a suburban city located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The city is named after the “diamond over a bar” branding iron registered in 1918 by ranch owner Frederick E. Lewis. The city is known for its excellent schools, low crime rate, and high quality of life. Diamond Bar is home to many parks, trails, and recreational facilities, as well as a variety of shopping and dining options. The city is also home to the Diamond Bar Golf Course, which is a popular destination for golfers.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Diamond Bar, California is $717,400. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Diamond Bar, California was 56,287.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Diamond Bar

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles 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:

  • Can a partition action be stopped? Generally, a partition action cannot be stopped, but a defendant may be able to buy time to seek a resolution. Eventually, however, the plaintiff can generally force the sale of the property based on the absolute right to partition.
  • Who can file a partition action in California? Generally, any co-owner of real property can file a partition action.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Will there be a trial in a California partition action? Trials are extremely rare in partition actions because the interlocutory judgment procedure allows for a partition referee to be appointed by meeting just a few elements that rarely involve live testimony from witnesses. Even if a trial occurred, it would almost certainly relate only to the ownership interests or the distribution of proceeds, though most cases are decided on motion heard by the court based on the papers submitted by the parties.

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    Milian v. De Leon – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Milian v. De Leon, 181 Cal.App.3d 1185 (1986), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two siblings over the partition of their parents’ estate. The siblings had inherited the estate from their parents, who had died without a will. The siblings had agreed to partition the estate, but the agreement was never formalized. The dispute arose when one of the siblings, Milian, sought to partition the estate without the consent of the other sibling, De Leon. De Leon argued that the partition should not be allowed because it would be unfair to him. The court ultimately ruled in favor of Milian, finding that the partition was valid and that De Leon had failed to show that it would be unfair to him. The court also noted that the partition was in the best interests of both siblings, as it would allow them to divide the estate in a fair and equitable manner.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Diamond Bar in the County of Los Angeles, California.

    Our partition litigation attorneys will work diligently to obtain a favorable outcome on your behalf, whether by negotiation or litigation. Call the experienced real estate partition attorneys at Talkov Law at (909) 577-3300 or contact us online for a free consultation about your co-ownership issues.

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