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Partition Actions in San Dimas

San Dimas is a city located in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California. It is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The city is known for its small-town charm and its proximity to the Angeles National Forest. San Dimas is home to a variety of businesses, including retail stores, restaurants, and professional services. The city is also home to several parks, including Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, which offers a variety of recreational activities, including swimming, fishing, and boating. San Dimas is also home to the San Dimas Festival of Arts, which is held annually in the spring.

According to Zillow, the median home value in San Dimas, California is $619,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of San Dimas, California was 33,371.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving San Dimas

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles 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 allow co-owners to divide the property either by agreement or by court order. If the co-owners cannot agree on how to divide the property, then the court will divide the property in a way that is fair and equitable to all parties. The partition statutes also provide that any partition of the property must be done in accordance with the laws of the state of California. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 potential outcomes of a partition action? The most likely outcome in a partition action is that the plaintiff receives fair value for their interest in the property either through a sale to a third party or to the defendant. In rare cases, a property can be divided, through this is not applicable to single family residences with no surplus land.

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    Schoonover v. Birnbaum – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Schoonover v. Birnbaum, 150 Cal. 734 (1907), the California Supreme Court was asked to decide whether a partition of real property was valid. The dispute arose when two brothers, John and William Schoonover, inherited a parcel of land from their father. The brothers agreed to divide the land into two equal parts, with John taking the northern half and William taking the southern half. However, when the partition was completed, it was discovered that the two halves were not equal in size. William’s portion was larger than John’s, and John argued that the partition was invalid. The court ultimately held that the partition was valid, but that William was required to pay John for the difference in value between the two portions. This case highlights the importance of ensuring that a partition of real property is done correctly, as any discrepancies can lead to costly disputes.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of San Dimas in the County of Los Angeles, California.

    Our partition litigation attorneys will work diligently to obtain a favorable outcome on your behalf, whether by negotiation or litigation. Call the experienced real estate partition attorneys at Talkov Law at (909) 577-3300 or contact us online for a free consultation about your co-ownership issues.

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