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Partition Actions in San Diego County

San Diego County is a county in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,095,313, making it California’s second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. Its county seat is San Diego, the eighth-most populous city in the United States. It is the southwesternmost county in the 48 contiguous United States. San Diego County comprises the San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, the 17th most populous metropolitan statistical area and the 18th most populous primary statistical area of the United States as of July 1, 2012. San Diego is also part of the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area shared between the United States and Mexico. San Diego County has 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. Most of the county has a mild Mediterranean climate to semiarid climate, though there are mountains that receive frost and snow in the wintertime.

According to Zillow, the median home value in San Diego County is $619,000 as of 2021. As of July 1, 2020, the population of San Diego County, California was 3,343,364.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving San Diego County

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving San Diego 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 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.
  • How does a partition action work in California?
  • Can a partition action be stopped or dismissed in California? The truth is that there are very few affirmative defenses in a partition action, and those defenses are rarely applied by courts in California.
  • Can a partition action be stopped? Generally, a partition action cannot be stopped, but a defendant may be able to buy time to seek a resolution. Eventually, however, the plaintiff can generally force the sale of the property based on the absolute right to partition.
  • 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.

Speak to Our San Diego County Partition Attorneys Today

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    14859 Moorpark Homeowner’s Ass’n v. VRT Corp. – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of 14859 Moorpark Homeowner’s Ass’n v. VRT Corp., 63 Cal.App.4th 1396 (1998), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The homeowners association (HOA) and the developer, VRT Corporation, had entered into a contract that provided for the partition of a common area of the development into separate parcels. The HOA argued that the contract required the developer to partition the common area into separate parcels, while the developer argued that the contract only required it to provide the HOA with the right to partition the common area. The court ultimately held that the contract did not require the developer to partition the common area, but instead only required it to provide the HOA with the right to partition the common area.

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

    Our San Diego 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 (858) 800-3300 or contact us online today.

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