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Partition Actions in San Bernardino County

San Bernardino County is located in the southern portion of California, east of Los Angeles. It is the largest county in the state by area, covering over 20,000 square miles. The county is home to over 2 million people, making it the fifth most populous county in the state. The county seat is San Bernardino, the largest city in the county. The county is home to a variety of landscapes, from the Mojave Desert to the San Bernardino Mountains. It is also home to a number of national parks, including Joshua Tree National Park and Death Valley National Park. The county is known for its diverse economy, which includes agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism.

According to Zillow, the median home value in San Bernardino County, California is $320,000 as of 2021. As of July 1, 2019, the population of San Bernardino County, California was 2,170,110.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving San Bernardino County

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving San Bernardino 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:

  • What are my partition rights for inherited property? Co-owners of inherited property generally have the absolute right to force the sale of the property through a partition action.
  • 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.
  • When is a partition action right for my dispute? Generally, parties who can reach their own resolution of a co-ownership dispute are not reading websites about partition law. If you are reading this article, chances are that your co-ownership dispute has reached a level where legal options are being considered. Filing a partition action will bring about a certain result to the co-ownership dispute, rather than letting it linger for years on end. However, if the parties are very close to a settlement, it may be wise to consider a resolution.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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    Akagi v. Ishioka – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Akagi v. Ishioka, 47 Cal.App.3d 426 (1975), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two co-owners of a single-family residence in Los Angeles. The two co-owners, Akagi and Ishioka, had inherited the property from their deceased father. Akagi wanted to partition the property, while Ishioka wanted to keep it as a single unit. The court ultimately ruled in favor of Akagi, finding that the partition was necessary to protect the interests of both parties. The court also noted that the partition would not cause any significant harm to Ishioka, as the property was already divided into two separate units. The court also noted that the partition would not cause any significant financial harm to either party, as the value of the property would remain the same.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving San Bernardino County, California

    Our San Bernardino County 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 (909) 577-3300 or contact us online today.

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