Hawthorne Partition Lawyer

Partition Actions in Hawthorne

Hawthorne is a city located in southwestern Los Angeles County, California. It is bordered by the cities of Lawndale, Gardena, Inglewood, and Lennox. Hawthorne is known for its diverse population, its tree-lined streets, and its proximity to Los Angeles International Airport. The city is home to several aerospace and defense companies, including Northrop Grumman and SpaceX. Hawthorne is also home to the Hawthorne Municipal Airport, which is used for general aviation. The city is served by the Hawthorne School District, which includes four elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Hawthorne, California is $541,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Hawthorne, California was 87,199.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Hawthorne

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 also provide a way for co-owners to resolve disputes over the division of the property. The partition statutes provide that the court may order a partition of the property if the co-owners cannot agree on a division. The court may also order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the co-owners. The partition statutes also provide that the court may award attorney’s fees and costs to the prevailing party in a partition action.

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

  • Can we negotiate a settlement instead of going through a partition action? We find that the best solution is to file the partition action, then negotiate a settlement. Defendants often reach a more reasonable settlement when they are being advised by a partition attorney who will explain that the plaintiff is very likely to obtain the sale of the property.
  • Can a partition action be filed for both real property and personal property in California? Yes, all co-owned real and personal property can be partitioned under California law. Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 872.020.
  • How long does a partition action take in California?” Most partition actions are complete in 3 to 6 months because most cases settle in either a buyout or agreed sale. However, some cases can drag on for 6 to 12 months.
  • Do I need to go to court to win a partition action? While the partition action must be filed with the court, partition actions rarely involve a trial in which the co-owners appear at court. This means it is extremely unlikely that you will need to step foot in a courtroom. Most partition work is done by motion practice involving tentative rulings with little interaction between the court and the attorneys, let alone the co-owners.
  • Can a partition action be stopped or dismissed in California? The truth is that there are very few affirmative defenses in a partition action, and those defenses are rarely applied by courts in California.

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    Hipp for Use of Cuesta v. Babin – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Hipp for Use of Cuesta v. Babin, 60 U.S. 271 (1856), the issue was whether a partition of land could be made between two parties who had conflicting claims to the same property. The plaintiff, Hipp, was the owner of a tract of land in Louisiana, and the defendant, Babin, was the owner of an adjoining tract. Hipp claimed that the two tracts should be partitioned, while Babin argued that the two tracts should remain undivided. The court ultimately ruled in favor of Hipp, finding that a partition of the land was possible and that it should be done in a manner that would be equitable to both parties. The court also noted that the partition should be done in a way that would not prejudice either party’s rights to the land.

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

    Our Hawthorne 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, call (310) 496-3300 or contact us online today.

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