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Partition Actions in Sierra Madre

Sierra Madre is a small city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County, California. It is known for its quaint downtown area, which is lined with small shops and restaurants. The city is also home to the historic Sierra Madre Villa Hotel, which was built in 1887. The city is known for its beautiful mountain views, hiking trails, and outdoor activities. It is also home to the annual Wistaria Festival, which celebrates the world’s largest blooming wisteria vine. Sierra Madre is a great place to live, work, and play.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County, California is $1,072,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Sierra Madre, California was 10,917.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Sierra Madre

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles 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 awarding each co-owner a certain percentage of the property’s value. The court will then order the property to be divided according to the co-owners’ wishes. The partition statutes also provide that if the court finds that a physical division of the property is not possible, it may order the property to be sold and the proceeds divided among the co-owners.

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.
  • 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 average cost of a partition action? The usual cost for a partition action is about $8,000 to $12,000, depending on the complexity. Some cases settle quickly after the defendant receives the partition complaint, while others can drag on longer if there are more complex issues or delay tactics by the defendant.
  • 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 much does a partition action cost? The cost of a partition action can vary widely depending on the complexity of the case. A typical partition action usually costs between $5,000 and $12,000, with about $8,000 being the most common cost. However, difficulty locating a defendant, the motion to appoint a partition referee, delay tactics by defendants, and other issues may raise the cost of your partition action. An experienced partition lawyer can mitigate costs and resolve your co-ownership dispute with maximum efficiency.

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    Akmakjian v. Haider – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Akmakjian v. Haider, 2008 WL 484335, E041762 (25-Feb-2008) , the main issue was whether a partition of real property was proper. The plaintiff, Akmakjian, owned a parcel of real property with the defendant, Haider. Akmakjian sought to partition the property, while Haider opposed the partition. The court found that the partition was proper, as the parties had agreed to it in a written contract. The court also found that the partition was in the best interests of both parties, as it would allow them to each own a portion of the property. The court also found that the partition was equitable, as it would allow both parties to receive a fair share of the property.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Sierra Madre, County of Los Angeles, California

    Our Sierra Madre 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 (626) 777-3300 or contact us online today.

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