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Partition Actions in La Habra Heights

La Habra Heights is a small city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is situated in the foothills of the Puente Hills, and is bordered by the cities of La Habra, Whittier, and Hacienda Heights. The city has a population of 5,325 and covers an area of 5.2 square miles. La Habra Heights is known for its rural atmosphere and its many equestrian trails. The city is home to several parks, including the La Habra Heights Park, which features a playground, picnic areas, and a basketball court. The city also has a variety of restaurants, shops, and other businesses. La Habra Heights is a great place to live for those who enjoy a quiet, rural lifestyle.

According to Zillow, the median home value in La Habra Heights, Los Angeles County, California is $1,039,400 as of 2021. According to the 2010 United States Census, the population of La Habra Heights, California was 5,325.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving La Habra Heights

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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 are the potential outcomes of a partition action? The most likely outcome in a partition action is that the plaintiff receives fair value for their interest in the property either through a sale to a third party or to the defendant. In rare cases, a property can be divided, through this is not applicable to single family residences with no surplus land.

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    Bui v. Bui – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Bui v. Bui, 2007 WL 2783459, G037386 (26-Sep-2007) , the partition issues revolved around the division of a family-owned property. The property in question was owned by the parents of the two parties, who had passed away. The two parties, the plaintiff and the defendant, were siblings who had inherited the property. The plaintiff sought to partition the property, while the defendant argued that the property should remain undivided. The court ultimately ruled in favor of the plaintiff, finding that the property should be partitioned in accordance with the wishes of the deceased parents. The court also ordered the defendant to pay the plaintiff’s costs associated with the partition.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of La Habra Heights, County of Los Angeles, California

    Our La Habra Heights 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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