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Partition Actions in Fullerton

Fullerton is a city located in northern Orange County, California. It is known for its vibrant downtown area, which is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. The city is also home to several universities, including California State University, Fullerton and Fullerton College. Fullerton is a great place to live, work, and play, with its close proximity to Los Angeles, Anaheim, and the Pacific Ocean. The city is also known for its excellent public schools, parks, and recreational activities.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Fullerton, California is $717,400 as of 2021. As of 2020, the population of the California area of Fullerton is estimated to be 135,161.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Fullerton

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Orange County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. California partition actions allows for the division of real property owned by two or more persons. This statute allows for the court to order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the owners. The court may also order the property to be physically divided among the owners. The partition statutes also provide for the court to order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the owners if the court finds that a physical division of the property would be impractical or inequitable. The partition statutes also provide for the court to order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the owners if the owners cannot agree on a physical division of the property. The legal effect of the California partition statute is that it allows for the court to order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the owners if the owners cannot agree on a physical division of the property.

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

  • In a partition action, can I be reimbursed for paying more than my fair share of the down payment? Yes, partition actions allow for offsets whereby one co-owner claims excess payments for mortgage, taxes, insurance, improvements, repairs and other property expenses
  • How much does a partition action cost? The cost of a partition action can vary widely depending on the complexity of the case. A typical partition action usually costs between $5,000 and $12,000, with about $8,000 being the most common cost. However, difficulty locating a defendant, the motion to appoint a partition referee, delay tactics by defendants, and other issues may raise the cost of your partition action. An experienced partition lawyer can mitigate costs and resolve your co-ownership dispute with maximum efficiency.
  • What types of properties can be subject to a partition action in California? All co-owned real or personal property can be partitioned under California law. Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 872.020.
  • Are there methods to resolve a partition situation without a court-ordered sale? The vast majority of partitions are solved without a court-ordered sale. Many times, the defendant will buy out the plaintiff’s interest. Other times, the parties will agree to a voluntary sale on the open market. However, the filing of the partition action is generally what forces the defendant to see the wisdom of settlement. Under California’s Partition of Real Property Act, a defendant can buy out the interest of the plaintiff at an appraised value, meaning that a court-ordered sale is only likely occur where the defendant simply can’t afford to buy the property but still won’t agree to sell.
  • What are the different types of partition in California? Almost all partition actions are partition by sale, though partition in-kind allows the property to be divided, while a partition by appraisal allows the purchase by one-co-owner at an appraised value.

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    Dunn v. Dunn – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Dunn v. Dunn, 137 Cal. 51 (1902), the issue was whether a partition of property between two siblings was valid. The siblings had agreed to divide the property between them, but the court found that the partition was not valid because it was not done in accordance with the law. The court found that the partition was not done in a manner that was fair and equitable to both parties, and that the partition was not done in a way that would protect the interests of both parties. The court also found that the partition was not done in a way that would ensure that the property was divided in a way that would be beneficial to both parties.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Fullerton, County of Orange, California

    Our Fullerton 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 (714) 888-7700 or contact us online today.

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