CCP 872.210

What is a partition action in California

What Are Examples of a Partition Action in California?

Real Estate Partition Definition in California A partition action is a court-ordered equitable division of property. When one or more co-owners disagrees on what to do with a co-owned property, a partition action can be started to force the sale of the subject property. This definition of a real estate partition shows how a partition … Read More

CCP 873.830 Setoff in Lieu of Payment of Estate for Life or Years in Partition Actions

Code of Civil Procedure 873.830 – Setoff in Lieu of Payment of Estate for Life or Years (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.830 is the California partition statute that authorizes setoff instead of payment. The statute provides that: Where a part only of the property is sold, a tenant for life or years in an undivided share of the whole property may have his estate equitably set off in any part of … Read More

How to Win a Partition Action in California

How to Win a Partition Action

The Tricks to Winning a Partition Action in California A partition action is the only court process in California to end disputes when parties are co-owners (also known as co-tenants) of real property. Indeed, the court must divide the real estate equitably among its co-owners so long as a partition is found to be appropriate.[1]California … Read More

Absolute Right to Partition in California Talkov Law

Absolute Right to Partition in California

One of the most common questions raised by co-owners of real property in California is how to force the sale of the property when the co-owners do not agree. California Code of Civil Procedure Section 872.210 allows a co-owner to sell co-owned property, even if the other co owner does not consent to the sale, … Read More

Do I Forfeit Ownership Rights if I Leave Property Talkov Law

Adverse Possession and Co-Ownership

As partition attorneys in California, property co-owners frequently ask if ownership rights can be forfeited by a co-owner moving out of (“abandoning”) the property. More specifically, co-owners want to know if they would give up their ownership rights to a co-owned property in California just by moving out. The answer is that, generally, a co-owner … Read More

Types of Co-Ownership in California Talkov Law

Types of Co-Ownership in California (Tenants in Common, Joint Tenants, Etc.)

Co-Ownership of Real Property in California “Co-tenancy” is an umbrella term used to describe ownership by several co-owners with undivided interests in the real property. There are four distinct types of co-tenancies (or co-ownerships) recognized by statute in California in which several people can own the same property.[1]California Civil Code 682 Tenancy in Common A … Read More

CCP 872.230 Complaint; contents Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 872.230 CCP – Complaint; Contents (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 872.230 is the California partition statute that specifies the requirement for the contents of the complaint in a partition action. The statute provides that: The complaint shall set forth:(a) A description of the property that is the subject of the action. In the case of tangible personal property, the description … Read More

CCP 872.210 Persons Authorized Partition Lawyer Attorney

Code of Civil Procedure 872.210 CCP – Persons authorized (Commencement of Partition)

California Code of Civil Procedure 872.210 is the California partition statute that specifies who is authorized to commence a partition action, concluding that all co-owners of real property can file a partition unless the property is marital community property. The statute provides that: (a) A partition action may be commenced and maintained by any of the … Read More

Forcing the Sale of Jointly Owned Property Talkov Law

The Secret to Selling Jointly Owned Property

One of the most common questions raised by co-owners of real property in California is how to force the sale of the property when the co-owners do not agree. California Code of Civil Procedure Section 872.210 allow a co-owner to sell co-owned property, even if the other co owner does not consent to the sale, … Read More

Partition California In-Kind By Sale Attorney Lawyer Los Angeles Orange County

Partition by Sale vs. Partition In-Kind [California Real Estate]

How does a California Court decide Partition by Sale of Property Over Physical Division? One common dispute between co-owners is whether to partition the property by sale or physically divide the property, known as partition in kind. This article provides the advice of an experienced partition attorney in California on how courts decide between these two … Read More

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