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Partition Actions in Huntington Park

Huntington Park is a city located in the southeastern region of Los Angeles County, California. It is bordered by the cities of South Gate, Bell, and Vernon. The city is known for its diverse population and vibrant culture. The city is home to a variety of businesses, including retail stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Huntington Park is also home to several parks and recreational facilities, including a public library, a community center, and a skate park. The city is served by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles Fire Department.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, California is $521,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Huntington Park, California was 58,114.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Huntington Park

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. California partition actions allows for the partition of real property owned by two or more persons. This statute provides a legal mechanism for the division of real property when the owners cannot agree on how to divide the property. The partition statutes allow for the court to order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the owners. The partition statutes also allows for the court to order the physical division of the property if it is feasible. The partition statutes also provide for the court to order the partition of the property by allotment, which is when the court assigns each owner a specific portion of the property.

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

  • How do I file a partition action? Partition actions must be filed in the county where some or all of the co-owned real property is located by way of a partition complaint. While filing the complaint is relatively easy, reaching the end of the partition as quickly and efficiently as possible requires the skill of an experienced partition attorney.
  • 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.
  • What is recoverable in a partition action? “In a suit for partition it is a general rule that all equities and conflicting claims existing between the parties and arising out of their relation to the property to be partitioned may be adjusted.” Demetris v. Demetris (1954) 125 Cal. App. 2d 440. This means that co-owners can assert offsets or recover payments of the mortgage, taxes, insurance, repairs and improvements in excess of their fractional interests.
  • Can I be forced into selling a jointly owned house? Under California’s Partition of Real Property Act, a co-owner will have a right to buyout the property. However, absent a buy out at the appraised price, a plaintiff will likely be able to force the sale of a jointly owned house.
  • What is a partition referee? A partition referee is a neutral third party, often times a lawyer or real estate broker, who completes the sale for the co-owners under court authority. The referee is then paid for their services either on an hourly, flat fee, or commission basis, and is relieved by the court of their duties in the case.

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    Middlecoff v. Cronise – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Middlecoff v. Cronise, 155 Cal. 185 (1909), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved two parties, Middlecoff and Cronise, who had inherited a piece of real estate from their father. The two parties had agreed to divide the property into two equal parts, but Cronise had failed to do so. Middlecoff then filed a lawsuit against Cronise, seeking a court order to compel him to partition the property. The court ultimately ruled in favor of Middlecoff, ordering Cronise to partition the property as agreed. The case serves as an example of the importance of properly partitioning inherited property in order to avoid potential legal disputes.

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

    Our Huntington Park 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 (562) 600-3300 or contact us online today.

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