CCP 873.820

How Does the Partition Referee Get Paid?

How Does the Partition Referee Get Paid?

The compensation of the partition referee is paid at the end of the case, which is generally when the co-owners are being paid. In California, partition referees effectuate the court’s judgment that the property should be partitioned, which usually involves a sale of the property. The Partition Referee Gets Paid at the End of the … Read More

Unclear Ownership Interests on Deeds with Multiple Co-Owners

Unclear Ownership Interests on Deeds with Multiple Co-Owners

Many deeds convey an interest to three or more co-owners with no indication of the fractional ownership interest of each co-owner. These deeds raise the question of the relative co-ownership, creating complications when legal issues such as partition actions arise. There are several key factors to look at when a deed is unclear that help … Read More

Recovering Repairs and Improvements in a Partition Action

Recovering Repairs and Improvements in a Partition Action

Co-owner often seek to recover their unequal payments relating to the repairs and improvements to the co-owned property in a partition action. While the law sometimes conflates repairs and improvements, the law favors improvements, but may not always allow ordinary repairs to be recovered in a partition action. The Law on Recovery of Repairs and … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure 874.110 (CCP) – Time; Inclusion in Judgment (Costs of Partition)

California Code of Civil Procedure 874.110 is the California partition statute that explains that costs of a partition action may be ordered to be paid before a final disbursement to the parties is made. The statute provides that: (a) The costs of partition as apportioned by the court may be ordered paid in whole or in part … Read More

CCP 873.820 Application of Proceeds Real Estate Attorney Partition Lawyer

Code of Civil Procedure 873.820 CCP – Application of Proceeds (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.820 is the California partition statute that directs the order in which the proceeds of a sale of a property shall be applied. The statute provides that: The proceeds of sale for any property sold shall be applied in the following order: (a) Payment of the expenses of sale. (b) Payment of … Read More

CCP 873.740 Hearing, Increased Offer, Action by Court Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.740 CCP – Hearing; Increased Offer; Action by Court (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.740 is the California partition statute that provides the court with options at a partition sale hearing under California Code of Civil Procedure 873.730 when a bidder (overbidder) makes an increased offer that exceeds the current sales prices. The statute provides that: (a) If at the hearing under Section 873.730 … Read More

CCP 873.810 Court order of disbursement Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.810 – Court order of Disbursement (Partition by Sale)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.850 is the California partition statute that allows the court to allocate the proceeds of sale through an accounting of offsets, inclusions, and other claims between the parties. The statute provides that: The court shall order the proceeds of sale and any security therefor to be paid, transferred, deposited in … Read More

CCP 873.850 Continuance of action between parties if proceeds not allocated; determination Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.850 – Continuance of Action Between Parties if Proceeds Not Allocated; Determination (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.850 is the California partition statute that allows the court to allocate the proceeds of sale through an accounting of offsets, inclusions, and other claims between the parties. The statute provides that: When the proceeds of the sale belonging to persons who are parties to the action, whether known or … Read More

Recovery of Offsets for Attorney's Fees Talkov Law

Partition Offsets and Accounting in California

Receiving Your Equity When Forcing the Sale of a Home in California When co-owners of shared property in California cannot agree on what to do with a property, they may petition the court to force the sale of the property through a partition action. Very often, co-ownership issues go hand-in-hand with financial issues related to … Read More

Real Estate Law

The Trick to Recovering Partition Attorney’s Fees Against an Uncooperative Co-Tenant

How To Recover Attorney’s Fees in a Partition Action Co-ownership of real estate in California can be expensive when one co-owner, known in the law as a co-tenant, does not cooperate in the sale of the property. This often occurs when the uncooperative co-tenant is enjoying the benefits of a property without contributing to the … Read More

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