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Partition Actions in Stanton

Stanton is a city located in Orange County, California. It is bordered by the cities of Cypress, Anaheim, and Garden Grove. The city is known for its small-town charm and is home to many parks, restaurants, and shopping centers. It is also home to the Stanton Central Park, which features a lake, playgrounds, and picnic areas. The city is also home to the Stanton Historical Museum, which showcases the history of the city and its people.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Stanton, California is $541,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Stanton, California is 38,186.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Stanton

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Orange 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 sale. The court will then order the division of the property in a way that is fair and equitable to all parties. The partition statutes also provide that any proceeds from the sale of the property must be divided among the co-owners in proportion to their respective interests in the property.

Our team of partition attorneys can assist co-owners with frequently asked questions about partitions, such as:

  • Can I still file a partition if my co-owner has filed for bankruptcy? Yes, the partition action can generally be filed in the bankruptcy court or the bankruptcy court can apply state partition law to allow offsets when the co-owned property is sold by the bankruptcy trustee.
  • Are there methods to resolve a partition situation without a court-ordered sale? The vast majority of partitions are solved without a court-ordered sale. Many times, the defendant will buy out the plaintiff’s interest. Other times, the parties will agree to a voluntary sale on the open market. However, the filing of the partition action is generally what forces the defendant to see the wisdom of settlement. Under California’s Partition of Real Property Act, a defendant can buy out the interest of the plaintiff at an appraised value, meaning that a court-ordered sale is only likely occur where the defendant simply can’t afford to buy the property but still won’t agree to sell.
  • What is the timeline for a California partition action? Most partition actions are resolved in 3 to 6 months by way of settlement. Other cases can take 6 to 12 months to obtain an interlocutory judgment of partition, which generally appoints a referee to sell the property.
  • 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.
  • What happens to any debts or liens on the property during a partition action? Secured debts are paid from the sale of the property. Secured lenders named in a partition action are generally dismissed with an agreement to pay the mortgage at the time of the sale.

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    Richardson v. Loupe – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Richardson v. Loupe, 80 Cal. 490 (1889), the issue was whether a partition of a piece of land was valid. The plaintiff, Richardson, had purchased a piece of land from the defendant, Loupe, and the deed included a clause that stated that the land could not be partitioned. Richardson then attempted to partition the land, and Loupe sued to prevent the partition. The court held that the clause in the deed was valid and that Richardson could not partition the land. This case established the principle that a deed can be used to prevent a partition of land, and that such a clause is enforceable.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Stanton, County of Orange, California

    Our Stanton 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 at (714) 888-7700 or contact us online today.

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