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Partition Actions in Trinidad

Trinidad is a small coastal city located in Humboldt County, California. It is situated on the Pacific Ocean, just south of the Oregon border. The city is known for its stunning views of the ocean, its redwood forests, and its quaint downtown area. Trinidad is a popular destination for tourists, offering a variety of activities such as fishing, kayaking, and hiking. The city is also home to a number of art galleries, restaurants, and shops. Trinidad is a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the California coast.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Trinidad, California is $521,400. The population of the California area of Trinidad is approximately 4,000 people.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Trinidad

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Humboldt County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. A California partition action is a law that allows co-owners of real property to divide the property among themselves. The partition statutes provide a legal mechanism for co-owners to divide the property without having to go through the court system. The partition statutes allow co-owners to divide the property either by agreement or by court order. If the co-owners cannot agree on how to divide the property, then the court will divide the property in a way that is fair and equitable to all parties. The partition statutes also provide that any partition of the property must be in accordance with the laws of the state of California. The legal effect of the partition statutes is that it provides a legal mechanism for co-owners to divide their property without having to go through the court system.

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

  • How do I file a partition action? Partition actions must be filed in the county where some or all of the co-owned real property is located by way of a partition complaint. While filing the complaint is relatively easy, reaching the end of the partition as quickly and efficiently as possible requires the skill of an experienced partition attorney.
  • What types of properties can be subject to a partition action in California? All co-owned real or personal property can be partitioned under California law. Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 872.020.
  • How long will it take to get the property partitioned and sold? Most commonly, 3 to 6 months is all that it takes for the defendant to agree to a sale or buyout the plaintiff’s interest in the property for a fair value. Some cases may take 6 to 12 months.
  • Can I be forced into selling a jointly owned house? Under California’s Partition of Real Property Act, a co-owner will have a right to buyout the property. However, absent a buy out at the appraised price, a plaintiff will likely be able to force the sale of a jointly owned house.
  • Can a partition action be stopped? Generally, a partition action cannot be stopped, but a defendant may be able to buy time to seek a resolution. Eventually, however, the plaintiff can generally force the sale of the property based on the absolute right to partition.

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    Reedy v. Bussell – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Reedy v. Bussell, 2010 WL 25053, D054569 (6-Jan-2010) , the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two siblings over the ownership of a family home. The siblings had inherited the home from their parents, and the siblings had agreed to partition the home, with one sibling taking the upstairs portion and the other taking the downstairs portion. However, the siblings had failed to execute a written agreement to formalize the partition, and the dispute arose when one of the siblings refused to vacate the home. The court ultimately ruled in favor of the plaintiff, finding that the partition agreement was valid and enforceable, and ordering the defendant to vacate the home.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Trinidad, County of Humboldt, California

    Our Trinidad 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, call (707) 777-6600 or contact us online today.

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