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Partition by Appraisal in California

How Does Partition by Appraisal Work in California law? A partition action in California is a court-ordered process to bring an end to co-ownership disputes by dividing real estate equitably among co-owners. California law allows for three manners of partition: partition by sale, partition in kind, and partition by appraisal. While partition by sale is … Read More

Summers v. Superior Court (2018) Ownership Interests Determined Before Partition Judgment Entered

Summers v. Superior Court (2018) Ownership Interests Determined Before Partition Judgment Entered

In the world of partition actions in California, lawyers have misunderstood the California Court of Appeal opinion in Summers v. Superior Court (2018) 24 Cal. App. 5th 138 as meaning that the interests of parties in the proceeds of sale must be determined before the court can enter an interlocutory judgment for partition by sale. In … Read More

Personal Property in a Partition California Partition Lawyer Talkov Law

Partition of Personal Property

Personal Property in a Partition Action A partition action in California can certainly force the sale of jointly owned real property, but can it partition personal property, such as cars or artwork? This is a common question we are asked given our experience as California partition lawyers. Indeed, California law does allow for the partition … Read More

Quiet Title Complaint Sample Template Form Example

Quiet Title Complaint [California Example Form Sample Template]

Quiet Title Complaint Example The real estate attorneys at Talkov Law are well versed in a variety of real estate issues, including quiet title actions. Under the California Code of Civil Procedure §760.010 – §764.010, a quiet title action is a lawsuit filed to “quiet” title to real property, meaning that it seeks to establish … Read More

What Is an Answer to a Partition Action

What is an Answer to a Partition Action?

Answer to a Partition Action Complaint in California When an action for partition is filed, the opposing party has an opportunity to respond to this action by filing an answer. An answer to a partition action is a pleading by the defendant in response to the plaintiff’s complaint for partition. In the answer, defendants have … Read More

CCP 873.820 Application of Proceeds Real Estate Attorney Partition Lawyer

Code of Civil Procedure 873.820 CCP – Application of Proceeds (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.820 is the California partition statute that directs the order in which the proceeds of a sale of a property shall be applied. The statute provides that: The proceeds of sale for any property sold shall be applied in the following order: (a) Payment of the expenses of sale. (b) Payment of … Read More

873.630 CCP Credit Sales Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.630 CCP – Credit Sales (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.630 is the California partition statute that authorizes the court to direct a sale through credit. The statute allows the court to prescribe the terms of the credit and the security instrument used. The statute provides that: The court may: (a) Direct a sale on credit for the property or … Read More

CCP 873.640 Notice of Sale Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.640 CCP – Notice of Sale (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.630 is the California partition statute that describes how and to whom notice of sale of real or personal property should be given. The statute provides that: (a) Notice of the sale of real or personal property shall be given in the manner required for notice of sale of like … Read More

CCP 873.740 Hearing, Increased Offer, Action by Court Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.740 CCP – Hearing; Increased Offer; Action by Court (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.740 is the California partition statute that provides the court with options at a partition sale hearing under California Code of Civil Procedure 873.730 when a bidder (overbidder) makes an increased offer that exceeds the current sales prices. The statute provides that: (a) If at the hearing under Section 873.730 … Read More

CCP 873.730 Hearing, Confirmation of Sale, New Sale Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.730 CCP – Hearing; Confirmation of Sale; New Sale (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.730 is the California partition statute that explains how a court addresses a partition sale confirmation pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure 873.720. The statute provides that: (a) At the hearing, the court shall examine the report and witnesses in relation to the report. (b) The court may confirm … Read More

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