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Partition Actions in Maywood

Maywood is a small city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is located just south of downtown Los Angeles and is part of the Gateway Cities region. The city is known for its diverse population and vibrant culture. Maywood is home to a variety of businesses, including restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. The city is also home to several parks and recreational areas, including Maywood Park and Maywood Riverfront Park. Maywood is a great place to live, work, and play, and is a great place to visit for those looking for a unique experience.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Maywood, California is $521,400. As of the 2010 census, the population of Maywood, California was 27,395.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Maywood

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 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.
  • What is California’s Partition of Real Property Act? Effective January 1, 2023, California’s new partition law allows defendants to buy out the interests of the plaintiff at an appraised value.
  • 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.
  • Who pays for a partition action? In California, each party typically pays for their own attorney’s fees (known as the “American Rule”). However, California partition law allows for an exception to this rule, stating that “the court shall apportion the costs of partition among the parties in proportion to their interests or make such other apportionment as may be equitable.” California Code of Civil Procedure 874.040. Indeed, the court may award “reasonable attorney’s fees incurred or paid by a party for the common benefit.” California Code of Civil Procedure 874.010(a).

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    Sykora v. DeMaria – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Sykora v. DeMaria, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.2d (2002), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two siblings over the partition of their parents’ estate. The siblings had inherited the estate after their parents passed away, and the siblings had agreed to divide the estate equally. However, the siblings disagreed on how to divide the estate, and the dispute eventually ended up in court. The court had to decide whether the siblings should divide the estate according to the agreement they had made or if the court should order a partition of the estate. The court ultimately decided that the siblings should divide the estate according to the agreement they had made, and the court ordered a partition of the estate. The court also ordered the siblings to pay the costs of the partition.

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

    Our Maywood 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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