Partition Actions in South Pasadena
South Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is a small, affluent suburb of Los Angeles, located just south of Pasadena. South Pasadena is known for its historic downtown area, which features a variety of shops, restaurants, and galleries. The city is also home to the South Pasadena Public Library, the South Pasadena Unified School District, and the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association. South Pasadena is a popular destination for visitors, offering a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and golfing. The city is also home to a number of parks, including the Arroyo Seco Park and the South Pasadena Nature Park. South Pasadena is a great place to live, work, and play.
According to Zillow, the median home value in South Pasadena, California is $1,072,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of South Pasadena, California was 25,619.
Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving South Pasadena
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 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.
- 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.
- Can a partition action be filed for both real property and personal property in California? Yes, all co-owned real and personal property can be partitioned under California law. Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 872.020.
- What types of properties can be subject to a partition action in California? All co-owned real or personal property can be partitioned under California law. Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 872.020.
- 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.
Varni v. Devoto – Partition Action Case Study
In the legal case of Varni v. Devoto, 10 Cal.App. 304 (1909), the issue was whether a partition of a piece of real estate was valid. The court found that the partition was invalid because the deed of partition was not executed in accordance with the requirements of the California Code of Civil Procedure. Specifically, the deed of partition was not signed by all of the parties to the partition, and it was not acknowledged by a notary public. The court held that the deed of partition was invalid and that the parties were still jointly and severally liable for the property.
Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of South Pasadena 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.
10880 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1101
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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