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Partition Actions in El Segundo

El Segundo is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is situated in the South Bay region of the Greater Los Angeles Area, just south of Los Angeles International Airport. El Segundo is known for its aerospace and defense industry, as well as its beachfront location. The city is home to several major corporations, including Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and Mattel. El Segundo is also home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. The city is known for its laid-back atmosphere and its proximity to the beach.

According to Zillow, the median home value in El Segundo, California is $1,072,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of El Segundo, California was 16,654.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving El Segundo

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. A California partition action is a law that allows co-owners of real property to divide the property among themselves. The partition statutes provide a legal mechanism for co-owners to divide the property without having to go through the court system. The partition statutes allow co-owners to divide the property either by agreement or by court order. If the co-owners cannot agree on how to divide the property, then the court will divide the property in a way that is fair and equitable to all parties. The partition statutes also provide that any partition of the property must be in accordance with the laws of the state of California. The legal effect of the partition statutes is that it provides a legal mechanism for co-owners to divide their property without having to go through the court system.

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

  • Will the plaintiff win a California partition action? The plaintiff almost always prevails in a partition. This is because the right to partition is absolute under California law. Most partition actions result in the Defendant agreeing to sell the property or buyout the plaintiff’s interest in the property, which is generally the plaintiff’s goal.
  • What are the tax implications of a partition action? It is best to seek the advice of a tax attorney or CPA about tax issues. However, the most common tax issues in partitions, like other sales, can involve capital gains taxes and the potential partial or full reassessment of property taxes.
  • What happens to any debts or liens on the property during a partition action? Secured debts are paid from the sale of the property. Secured lenders named in a partition action are generally dismissed with an agreement to pay the mortgage at the time of the sale.
  • Can heirs force the sale of property? Heirs can force the sale of real property in California once that property is distributed to them. However, sometimes, the property is still held in a trust where the trustee will sell the property. When there is no trust, the probate court may decide that the probate administrator will sell the property before it is distributed in fractional interests to the heirs.
  • How to force the sale of jointly owned property? A partition action is the only statutory method to ensure the end of the co-ownership dispute.

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    Ghee v. Pleasant – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Ghee v. Pleasant, 2015 WL 1641200, B253714 (13-Apr-2015) , the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The plaintiff, Ghee, owned a parcel of land that was subject to a deed of trust. The deed of trust provided that the land could be partitioned into two separate parcels, with one parcel owned by Ghee and the other owned by Pleasant. Ghee sought to partition the land, but Pleasant objected, arguing that the deed of trust did not provide for partition. The court ultimately held that the deed of trust did provide for partition, and ordered the parties to proceed with the partition. The court also held that the partition should be done in a manner that would be fair and equitable to both parties.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of El Segundo, County of Los Angeles, California

    Our El Segundo 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 (310) 496-3300 or contact us online today.

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