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Partition Actions in La Palma

La Palma is a small city located in Orange County, California. It is part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area and is bordered by the cities of Cypress, Buena Park, and Anaheim. The city has a population of around 15,000 and is known for its quiet, family-friendly atmosphere. La Palma is home to a variety of parks, trails, and recreational facilities, as well as a number of shopping centers and restaurants. The city is also home to the La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, which provides medical care to the local community.

According to Zillow, the median home value in La Palma, California is $717,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 census, the population of the California area of La Palma was 15,568.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving La Palma

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Orange County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. California partition actions provide a legal mechanism for co-owners of real property to divide the property among themselves. The partition statutes allow a co-owner to file a lawsuit in court to have the property divided, either physically or by sale. The court will then order the division of the property in a way that is fair and equitable to all parties. The partition statutes also provide that any proceeds from the sale of the property must be divided among the co-owners in proportion to their respective interests in the property.

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

  • How will the property be divided if a partition action is successful? In most partition actions, the property will be sold, rather than being divided. If the property is eligible for partition in-kind, the court can appoint a referee to prepare a report on dividing the property in a manner that does not damage the value of the fractional interests.
  • 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 are the costs associated with a partition action? The costs of a partition action generally involve the attorney’s fees, and court costs, but can involve referee fees and broker’s fees if the property is sold.
  • 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.
  • What are the grounds for a partition action in California? A co-owner is “entitled to partition as a matter of absolute right,” meaning “he need not assign any reason for his demand; that it is sufficient if he demands a severance; and that when grounds for a sale are duly established it may be demanded as of right. To grant it is not a mere matter of grace.” De Roulet v. Mitchel (1945) 70 Cal.App.2d 120, 123-124.

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    Gregurek v. Fabbrie – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Gregurek v. Fabbrie, 2005 WL 958418, G033350 (27-Apr-2005) , the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The parties had inherited a parcel of real property from their father, and the court was tasked with determining how to divide the property between them. The court found that the parties had failed to reach an agreement on how to divide the property, and thus the court was required to make a partition of the property. The court determined that the property should be divided into two equal parts, with each party receiving one half of the property. The court also determined that the parties should bear their own costs associated with the partition.

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

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

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