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Partition Actions in Rancho Cordova

Rancho Cordova is a city located in Sacramento County, California. It is located just east of the state capital of Sacramento and is part of the Sacramento metropolitan area. The city is known for its diverse population, excellent schools, and vibrant economy. Rancho Cordova is home to a variety of businesses, including technology, healthcare, and manufacturing. The city is also home to a number of parks, trails, and recreational activities, making it a great place to live and work.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Rancho Cordova, California is $360,000. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Rancho Cordova, California is 71,945.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Rancho Cordova

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Sacramento 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 partition must be done in a fair and equitable manner, and that the court must approve the partition before it can be enforced. The partition statutes also provide that the court may order the sale of the property if the co-owners cannot agree on a partition. The legal effect of the partition statutes is that it provides a legal mechanism for co-owners to divide their property without having to go through the court system.

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

  • 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.
  • Who can file a partition action in California? Generally, any co-owner of real property can file a partition action.
  • Will there be a trial in a California partition action? Trials are extremely rare in partition actions because the interlocutory judgment procedure allows for a partition referee to be appointed by meeting just a few elements that rarely involve live testimony from witnesses. Even if a trial occurred, it would almost certainly relate only to the ownership interests or the distribution of proceeds, though most cases are decided on motion heard by the court based on the papers submitted by the parties.
  • What is the timeline for a California partition action? Most partition actions are resolved in 3 to 6 months by way of settlement. Other cases can take 6 to 12 months to obtain an interlocutory judgment of partition, which generally appoints a referee to sell the property.
  • 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.

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    Kershman v. Kershman – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Kershman v. Kershman, 192 Cal.App.2d 23 (1961), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two siblings over the partition of a family home. The siblings had inherited the home from their parents, and the plaintiff, the brother, wanted to partition the home so that each sibling could have their own separate residence. The defendant, the sister, argued that the partition would be detrimental to the value of the home and that it should remain undivided. The court ultimately ruled in favor of the plaintiff, finding that the partition of the home was necessary to protect the interests of both siblings. The court also noted that the partition would not necessarily reduce the value of the home, as the siblings could still use the home as a rental property.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Rancho Cordova, County of Sacramento, California

    Our Rancho Cordova 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 (916) 668-3300 or contact us online today.

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