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Partition Actions in Del Mar

Del Mar is a beach city located in San Diego County, California. It is situated along the Pacific Ocean, just north of La Jolla and south of Solana Beach. Del Mar is known for its beautiful beaches, upscale shopping, and world-class dining. The city is home to the Del Mar Racetrack, which hosts the annual San Diego County Fair. Del Mar is also home to a variety of outdoor activities, including surfing, kayaking, and hiking. The city is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, offering a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of activities to enjoy.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Del Mar, California is $2,092,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Del Mar, California was 4,161.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Del Mar

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving San Diego 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 also provide a way for co-owners to resolve disputes over the division of the property. The partition statutes provide that the court may order a partition of the property if the co-owners cannot agree on a division. The court may also order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the co-owners. The partition statutes also provide that the court may award attorney’s fees and costs to the prevailing party in a partition action.

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

  • Can a partition action be filed for both real property and personal property in California? Yes, all co-owned real and personal property can be partitioned under California law. Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 872.020.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Will there be a trial in a California partition action? Trials are extremely rare in partition actions because the interlocutory judgment procedure allows for a partition referee to be appointed by meeting just a few elements that rarely involve live testimony from witnesses. Even if a trial occurred, it would almost certainly relate only to the ownership interests or the distribution of proceeds, though most cases are decided on motion heard by the court based on the papers submitted by the parties.
  • 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.

Speak to Our Del Mar Partition Attorneys Today

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    Charlet v. Kay – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Charlet v. Kay, 2015 WL 403649, B247617 (30-Jan-2015) , 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 not been able to agree on the terms of the partition, and the dispute had gone to court. The court had to decide whether the partition should be done by physical division of the home, or by a sale of the home and a division of the proceeds. The court ultimately decided that the partition should be done by a sale of the home and a division of the proceeds.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Del Mar, County of San Diego, California

    Our Del Mar 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 (858) 800-3300 or contact us online today.

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