Should I Tell My Co-owner That I Am Suing Them for Partition?

Generally, no, it is not best to informally notify your co-owner that you have hired an attorney to file a lawsuit for partition of the co-owned real property. The general reason that co-owners ask if they should inform their co-owners that they are filing for partition is some perceived moral obligation to provide informal notice … Read More

Service by Publication in a Partition Action – Everything You Need to Know

Partition actions in California sometimes involve co-owners who cannot be located. The law allows for service by publication to ensure that a partition attorney in California can end the co-ownership dispute through a judgment of partition, which generally involves a partition by sale. Below, we explain how to name and serve defendants by publication when … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure 874.314 CCP – Method of service; notice by publication (Partition of Real Property Act)

California Code of Civil Procedure 874.314 is the California partition statute that explains partition alternatives under the California Partition of Real Property Act. The statute provides that: (a) This act does not limit or affect the method by which service of a complaint in a partition action may be made. (b) If the plaintiff in … Read More

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Code of Civil Procedure 872.310 CCP – Content and service; civil actions; publication (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 872.310 is the California partition statute that specifies how a summons for a partition action shall be served upon both named and unnamed parties. The statute provides that: (a) The form, content, and manner of service of summons shall be as in civil actions generally. (b) Service on persons named as parties … Read More

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