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Partition Actions in Woodland

Woodland is a city located in Yolo County, California. It is located approximately 15 miles northwest of Sacramento and is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Woodland is known for its historic downtown, which features a variety of shops, restaurants, and other businesses. The city is also home to a number of parks, including Woodland Community Park, which features a lake, a playground, and a skate park. Woodland is also home to a number of annual events, such as the Woodland Street Fair and the Woodland Tomato Festival.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Woodland, California is $372,400. As of 2020, the population of the California area of Woodland is 56,912.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Woodland

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Yolo 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 feasible, 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 heirs force the sale of property? Heirs can force the sale of real property in California once that property is distributed to them. However, sometimes, the property is still held in a trust where the trustee will sell the property. When there is no trust, the probate court may decide that the probate administrator will sell the property before it is distributed in fractional interests to the heirs.
  • What are the steps involved in a partition action in California? The first step is to file a partition complaint in California, which is followed by a request for the court to enter an interlocutory judgment of partition, thereby appointing a partition referee under the partition statutes.
  • Who can file a partition action in California? Generally, any co-owner of real property can file a partition action.
  • How long does a partition action take in California?” Most partition actions are complete in 3 to 6 months because most cases settle in either a buyout or agreed sale. However, some cases can drag on for 6 to 12 months.
  • Are there ways to make my partition action less expensive? There are numerous ways to obtain a less expensive partition action in California. For example, having your documents organized can ensure you don’t have to pay your attorney to go through a disorganized mess to get the information they need.

Speak to Our Woodland Partition Attorneys Today

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

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    Martin v. Walker – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Martin v. Walker, 8 P.C.L.J. 280 (1881), the issue was whether a partition of land between two parties was valid. The court found that the partition was not valid because the parties had not agreed to the terms of the partition in writing. The court held that a partition of land must be in writing and signed by both parties in order to be valid. This case established the legal principle that a partition of land must be in writing and signed by both parties in order to be valid.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Woodland, County of Yolo, California

    Our Woodland 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 (530) 999-5588 or contact us online today.

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