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Partition Actions in South El Monte

South El Monte is a city located in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County, California. It is bordered by El Monte to the north, Rosemead to the east, and the cities of Pico Rivera and Montebello to the south. The city has a population of approximately 20,000 and is known for its diverse population and its small-town atmosphere. The city is home to a variety of businesses, including manufacturing, retail, and service industries. South El Monte is also home to several parks and recreational facilities, including the South El Monte Community Center, which offers a variety of activities for residents.

According to Zillow, the median home value in South El Monte, California is $521,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of South El Monte, California was 20,116.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving South El Monte

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 in accordance with the laws of the state of California. The legal effect is that these statutes provide 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 type of relief can be granted by the court in a partition action? A partition action generally involves the sale or division of the property, along with an accounting of offsets.
  • How long will it take for the plaintiff to receive his or her share of the sales proceeds? Usually, the property is marketed for sale or purchased by the defendant in 3 to 6 months. If a referee is appointed, that may take 6 to 9 months. With proper drafting of an interlocutory judgment of partition by sale, the referee can be required to disburse the proceeds promptly at the close of escrow or shortly thereafter.
  • 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.
  • Do I need to go to court to win a partition action? While the partition action must be filed with the court, partition actions rarely involve a trial in which the co-owners appear at court. This means it is extremely unlikely that you will need to step foot in a courtroom. Most partition work is done by motion practice involving tentative rulings with little interaction between the court and the attorneys, let alone the co-owners.
  • How long will it take to get the property partitioned and sold? Most commonly, 3 to 6 months is all that it takes for the defendant to agree to a sale or buyout the plaintiff’s interest in the property for a fair value. Some cases may take 6 to 12 months.

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    Bordessa v. Lanker – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Bordessa v. Lanker, 2009 WL 756975, A120733 (24-Mar-2009) , 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 one sibling taking the upstairs portion and the other taking the downstairs portion. However, the siblings had not been able to agree on the terms of the partition, and the dispute had gone to court. The court had to decide whether the siblings should be allowed to partition the home, and if so, how the partition should be accomplished. The court ultimately ruled that the siblings should be allowed to partition the home, and it set out the terms of the partition.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of South El Monte 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 (626) 777-3300 or contact us online for a free consultation about your co-ownership issues.

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