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Partition Actions in Alameda County

Alameda County is a county located in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It is the seventh most populous county in the state, with a population of 1,510,271 as of the 2010 census. The county seat is Oakland, and its largest city is also Oakland. Alameda County is home to many of the Bay Area’s most popular attractions, including the Oakland Zoo, the Oakland Museum of California, and the Chabot Space and Science Center. The county is also home to several universities, including the University of California, Berkeley, and Mills College. Alameda County is known for its diverse population, with a mix of cultures and backgrounds. It is also known for its beautiful parks and trails, including the East Bay Regional Park District, which offers a variety of outdoor activities.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Alameda County, California is $817,400 as of 2021. As of July 1, 2019, the population of Alameda County, California was estimated to be 1,639,621.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Alameda County

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Alameda 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:

  • Can a Trust File a Partition? Yes, a trust can file a partition action as the co-owner of real property in California.
  • What are the costs associated with a partition action? The costs of a partition action generally involve the attorney’s fees, and court costs, but can involve referee fees and broker’s fees if the property is sold.
  • How much does a partition action cost? The cost of a partition action can vary widely depending on the complexity of the case. A typical partition action usually costs between $5,000 and $12,000, with about $8,000 being the most common cost. However, difficulty locating a defendant, the motion to appoint a partition referee, delay tactics by defendants, and other issues may raise the cost of your partition action. An experienced partition lawyer can mitigate costs and resolve your co-ownership dispute with maximum efficiency.
  • 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 happens to any debts or liens on the property during a partition action? Secured debts are paid from the sale of the property. Secured lenders named in a partition action are generally dismissed with an agreement to pay the mortgage at the time of the sale.

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    Akley v. Bassett – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Akley v. Bassett, 189 Cal. 625 (1922), the California Supreme Court was asked to decide whether a partition of real property was proper. The dispute arose when two brothers, William and John Akley, inherited a parcel of land from their father. William wanted to keep the land intact, while John wanted to divide it into two separate parcels. The court held that the partition was proper, as the brothers had equal rights to the land and the partition would not cause any prejudice to either of them. The court also noted that the partition would not interfere with the rights of any third parties, as the land was not subject to any mortgages or other encumbrances. The court also noted that the partition would not cause any damage to the land itself, as it was not necessary to divide the land into two parcels in order to make it more productive.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving Alameda County, California

    Our Alameda County 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 (510) 999-3300 or contact us online today.

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