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Partition Actions in Temple City

Temple City is a city located in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California. It is a suburb of Los Angeles, located approximately 20 miles east of downtown. The city is known for its tree-lined streets, high-end shopping centers, and its annual Temple City Chamber of Commerce-sponsored events, such as the Chinese New Year Festival and the Camellia Festival. The city is also home to a number of historic sites, including the Temple City Historical Society Museum, the Temple City Public Library, and the Temple City Park.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Temple City, Los Angeles County, California is $717,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Temple City, California was 35,558.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Temple City

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles 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 awarding each co-owner a certain percentage of the property’s value. The court will then order the property to be divided according to the co-owners’ wishes. The partition statutes also provide that if the court finds that a physical division of the property is not possible, it may order the property to be sold and the proceeds divided among the co-owners.

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

  • Can a partition action be stopped or dismissed in California? The truth is that there are very few affirmative defenses in a partition action, and those defenses are rarely applied by courts in California.
  • Can we negotiate a settlement instead of going through a partition action? We find that the best solution is to file the partition action, then negotiate a settlement. Defendants often reach a more reasonable settlement when they are being advised by a partition attorney who will explain that the plaintiff is very likely to obtain the sale of the property.
  • What to expect in a California partition action? Partition actions necessarily resolve the conflict between co-owners through an expedited statutory process. A capable partition attorney will assist in expediting the process and producing the most favorable outcome.
  • When is a partition action right for my dispute? Generally, parties who can reach their own resolution of a co-ownership dispute are not reading websites about partition law. If you are reading this article, chances are that your co-ownership dispute has reached a level where legal options are being considered. Filing a partition action will bring about a certain result to the co-ownership dispute, rather than letting it linger for years on end. However, if the parties are very close to a settlement, it may be wise to consider a resolution.
  • What is recoverable in a partition action? “In a suit for partition it is a general rule that all equities and conflicting claims existing between the parties and arising out of their relation to the property to be partitioned may be adjusted.” Demetris v. Demetris (1954) 125 Cal. App. 2d 440. This means that co-owners can assert offsets or recover payments of the mortgage, taxes, insurance, repairs and improvements in excess of their fractional interests.

Speak to Our Temple City Partition Attorneys Today

Call our Los Angeles County Partition Attorneys today to end your co-ownership dispute. You don’t pay until the house is sold!

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    Royston v. Miller – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Royston v. Miller, 76 F. 50 (1896), the issue was whether a partition of real estate was valid. The court held that the partition was valid, but the decision was based on the fact that the partition was made in good faith and with the intention of dividing the property equally between the parties. The court also noted that the partition was made without fraud or collusion. The court further noted that the partition was made in accordance with the laws of the state in which the property was located. The court also noted that the partition was made in a manner that was fair and equitable to both parties.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Temple City, County of Los Angeles, California

    Our Temple City 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 (626) 777-3300 or contact us online today.

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