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Partition Actions in Healdsburg

Healdsburg is a small city located in Sonoma County, California. It is situated in the heart of the Russian River Valley wine country, and is known for its charming downtown area, which is filled with boutique shops, restaurants, and tasting rooms. The city is also home to a number of wineries, and is a popular destination for wine tasting and outdoor activities. Healdsburg is surrounded by vineyards, redwood forests, and rolling hills, making it a beautiful and peaceful place to visit.

According to Zillow, the median home value in Healdsburg, California is $817,400. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Healdsburg, California was 11,254.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving Healdsburg

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Sonoma County are exceptionally experienced in the area of California partition actions. California partition actions allows for the partition of real property owned by two or more persons. This statute provides a legal mechanism for the division of real property when the owners cannot agree on how to divide the property. The partition statutes allow for the court to order the sale of the property and the division of the proceeds among the owners. The partition statutes also allows for the court to order the physical division of the property if it is feasible. The partition statutes also provide for the court to order the partition of the property by allotment, which is when the court assigns each owner a specific portion of the property.

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

  • 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.
  • Can we negotiate a settlement instead of going through a partition action? We find that the best solution is to file the partition action, then negotiate a settlement. Defendants often reach a more reasonable settlement when they are being advised by a partition attorney who will explain that the plaintiff is very likely to obtain the sale of the property.
  • Can I still file a partition if my co-owner has filed for bankruptcy? Yes, the partition action can generally be filed in the bankruptcy court or the bankruptcy court can apply state partition law to allow offsets when the co-owned property is sold by the bankruptcy trustee.
  • What types of properties can be subject to a partition action in California? All co-owned real or personal property can be partitioned under California law. Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 872.020.
  • What is the timeline for a California partition action? Most partition actions are resolved in 3 to 6 months by way of settlement. Other cases can take 6 to 12 months to obtain an interlocutory judgment of partition, which generally appoints a referee to sell the property.

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    Akmakjian v. Haider – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of Akmakjian v. Haider, 2010 WL 4913940, E050146 (3-Dec-2010) , 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 dispute arose when one sibling wanted to sell the home and the other wanted to keep it. The court had to decide whether the siblings could partition the home, meaning that they would divide the home into two separate properties, or whether the home had to be sold and the proceeds divided between the siblings. The court ultimately ruled that the home could not be partitioned, and that it had to be sold and the proceeds divided between the siblings.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of Healdsburg, County of Sonoma, California

    Our Healdsburg 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, call (707) 777-6600 or contact us online today.

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