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Partition Actions in Tulare County

Tulare County is a county located in the Central Valley of California. It is the second-largest county in the state by population, with a population of 442,179 as of the 2010 census. The county seat is Visalia. The county was formed in 1852 from parts of Mariposa, Fresno, and Kern counties. It is named for the Tulare Lake, once the largest freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes. The county is home to Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park, two of the largest national parks in the United States. The county is also home to a variety of agricultural products, including citrus, cotton, dairy, grapes, nuts, and vegetables. The economy of Tulare County is largely based on agriculture, with tourism and government services also playing a role.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Tulare County, California is $225,000. As of July 1, 2019, the population of Tulare County, California was 467,210.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Tulare County

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Tulare 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:

  • Do I need to go to court to win a partition action? While the partition action must be filed with the court, partition actions rarely involve a trial in which the co-owners appear at court. This means it is extremely unlikely that you will need to step foot in a courtroom. Most partition work is done by motion practice involving tentative rulings with little interaction between the court and the attorneys, let alone the co-owners.
  • What is a partition action and when is it necessary?
  • What are the different types of partition in California? Almost all partition actions are partition by sale, though partition in-kind allows the property to be divided, while a partition by appraisal allows the purchase by one-co-owner at an appraised value.
  • 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.
  • How to force the sale of jointly owned property? A partition action is the only statutory method to ensure the end of the co-ownership dispute.

Speak to Our Tulare County Partition Attorneys Today

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    Baumann v. Bedford – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Baumann v. Bedford, 18 Cal.2d 366 (1941), the issue of partition was at the center of the dispute. The case involved a dispute between two co-owners of a parcel of real property. The plaintiff, Baumann, sought to partition the property, while the defendant, Bedford, argued that partition was not possible because the property was held in joint tenancy. The court ultimately held that partition was possible, but only if the joint tenancy was severed. The court reasoned that the joint tenancy was not an absolute bar to partition, and that the parties could agree to sever the joint tenancy and partition the property. The court also noted that the parties could agree to a partition in kind, or to a sale of the property and a division of the proceeds.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the Tulare County County in the County of Tulare, California.

    Our partition litigation attorneys will work diligently to obtain a favorable outcome on your behalf, whether by negotiation or litigation. Call the experienced real estate partition attorneys at Talkov Law at (559) 777-5500 or contact us online for a free consultation about your co-ownership issues.

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