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Partition Actions in El Monte

El Monte is a city located in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California. It is situated between the San Gabriel and Rio Hondo Rivers, and is approximately 12 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. El Monte is known for its diverse population, with a large Latino population, as well as a large Asian population. The city is home to a variety of businesses, including manufacturing, retail, and service industries. El Monte is also home to several parks, including the El Monte Community Park, which features a lake, picnic areas, and a playground. The city is also home to the El Monte Historical Museum, which showcases the city’s history and culture.

According to Zillow, the median home value in El Monte, California is $521,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of El Monte, California is estimated to be 121,845.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving El Monte

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles 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 possible, 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:

  • When is a partition action right for my dispute? Generally, parties who can reach their own resolution of a co-ownership dispute are not reading websites about partition law. If you are reading this article, chances are that your co-ownership dispute has reached a level where legal options are being considered. Filing a partition action will bring about a certain result to the co-ownership dispute, rather than letting it linger for years on end. However, if the parties are very close to a settlement, it may be wise to consider a resolution.
  • What to expect in a California partition action? Partition actions necessarily resolve the conflict between co-owners through an expedited statutory process. A capable partition attorney will assist in expediting the process and producing the most favorable outcome.
  • What are the tax implications of a partition action? It is best to seek the advice of a tax attorney or CPA about tax issues. However, the most common tax issues in partitions, like other sales, can involve capital gains taxes and the potential partial or full reassessment of property taxes.
  • 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.
  • Can a partition action be stopped or dismissed in California? The truth is that there are very few affirmative defenses in a partition action, and those defenses are rarely applied by courts in California.

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    Forderer v. Schmidt – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Forderer v. Schmidt, 146 F. 480 (1906), the issue was whether a partition of real estate was valid. The plaintiff, Forderer, had purchased a tract of land from Schmidt, who had previously purchased it from a third party. Forderer then sought to partition the land into two separate parcels, one for himself and one for Schmidt. The court held that the partition was invalid because Schmidt had not consented to it. The court reasoned that since Schmidt had not agreed to the partition, he was still the owner of the entire tract of land and could not be divested of his ownership rights without his consent. The court also noted that the partition would have been valid if Schmidt had consented to it.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of El Monte in the County of Los Angeles, 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 (626) 777-3300 or contact us online for a free consultation about your co-ownership issues.

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