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Partition Actions in Malibu

Malibu is a beach city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is known for its Mediterranean climate, its 21 miles of coastline, and its celebrity residents. Malibu is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, including Zuma Beach, Surfrider Beach, and El Matador State Beach. It is also home to many upscale restaurants, shopping centers, and entertainment venues. Malibu is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, offering a variety of activities such as surfing, swimming, hiking, and horseback riding.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Malibu, California is $2,845,000. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of the Malibu area of California was 12,873.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Malibu

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles 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 awarding each co-owner a certain percentage of the property’s value. The court will then order the property to be divided according to the co-owners’ wishes. The partition statutes also provide that if the court finds that a physical division of the property is not possible, it may order the property to be sold and the proceeds divided among the co-owners.

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

  • What to expect in a California partition action? Partition actions necessarily resolve the conflict between co-owners through an expedited statutory process. A capable partition attorney will assist in expediting the process and producing the most favorable outcome.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • What are the steps involved in a partition action in California? The first step is to file a partition complaint in California, which is followed by a request for the court to enter an interlocutory judgment of partition, thereby appointing a partition referee under the partition statutes.

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    Kraft v. Krausch – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Kraft v. Krausch, 2003 WL 22430209, C043271 (27-Oct-2003) , is a legal case involving a dispute over the partition of a parcel of real property. The dispute arose when the parties, Kraft and Krausch, were unable to agree on the terms of a partition agreement. Kraft argued that the parcel should be divided into two equal parts, while Krausch argued that the parcel should be divided into three parts, with two parts going to Kraft and one part going to Krausch. The court ultimately ruled in favor of Kraft, finding that the parcel should be divided into two equal parts. The court also found that Krausch was not entitled to any additional compensation for his share of the parcel. The case highlights the importance of parties coming to an agreement on the terms of a partition agreement before taking the matter to court.

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

    Our Malibu 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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