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Partition Actions in Sausalito

Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California, located on the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is known for its stunning views of the San Francisco Bay, its vibrant art scene, and its charming waterfront. The city is home to a variety of restaurants, galleries, and shops, as well as a number of parks and beaches. Sausalito is also a popular destination for sailing, kayaking, and other water activities. The city is a popular tourist destination, and is known for its Mediterranean-style architecture and its relaxed, laid-back atmosphere.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Sausalito, California is $1,717,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Sausalito, California was 7,061.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Sausalito

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Marin 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 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:

  • What are the tax implications of a partition action? It is best to seek the advice of a tax attorney or CPA about tax issues. However, the most common tax issues in partitions, like other sales, can involve capital gains taxes and the potential partial or full reassessment of property taxes.
  • Can I recover my attorney’s fees in a partition action? Yes, you can recover your legal fees in a partition action through a motion for attorney’s fees. However, most partitions settle, and most settlements involve a walk-away of attorney’s fees, meaning it important to hire a partition attorney who will handle the matter efficiently since each party is likely to pay their own fees.
  • Are there ways to make my partition action less expensive? There are numerous ways to obtain a less expensive partition action in California. For example, having your documents organized can ensure you don’t have to pay your attorney to go through a disorganized mess to get the information they need.
  • How to force the sale of jointly owned property? A partition action is the only statutory method to ensure the end of the co-ownership dispute.
  • 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.

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    Gonzalez v. Sanchez – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Gonzalez v. Sanchez, 2008 WL 1877452, B193144 (29-Apr-2008) , the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two siblings over the ownership of a family home. The siblings had inherited the home from their parents, and the siblings had agreed to partition the home, with each sibling receiving a portion of the home. However, the siblings were unable to agree on the terms of the partition, and the dispute ended up in court. The court ultimately ruled that the siblings should partition the home in accordance with the terms of the partition agreement that they had originally agreed to. The court also ordered that the siblings should pay for the costs of the partition, including the costs of surveying the property and any other costs associated with the partition.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Sausalito, County of Marin, California

    Our Sausalito 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 (415) 966-3300 or contact us online today.

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