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Partition Actions in San Marino

San Marino is a small, affluent city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is situated in the San Rafael Hills, and is bordered by the cities of Pasadena and San Gabriel. San Marino is known for its beautiful residential neighborhoods, excellent schools, and its historic landmarks. The city is home to the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, as well as the Lacy Park. San Marino is also known for its low crime rate and its high quality of life.

According to Zillow, the median home value in San Marino, California is $2,717,400 as of 2021. As of the 2020 census, the population of the California area of San Marino is 13,147.

Experienced Real Estate Partition Action Attorneys Serving San Marino

Talkov Law’s attorneys serving Los Angeles 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 partition must be done in a fair and equitable manner, and that the court must approve the partition before it can be enforced. The partition statutes also provide that the court may order the sale of the property if the co-owners cannot agree on a partition. 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:

  • What are the grounds for a partition action in California? A co-owner is “entitled to partition as a matter of absolute right,” meaning “he need not assign any reason for his demand; that it is sufficient if he demands a severance; and that when grounds for a sale are duly established it may be demanded as of right. To grant it is not a mere matter of grace.” De Roulet v. Mitchel (1945) 70 Cal.App.2d 120, 123-124.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Can a Trust File a Partition? Yes, a trust can file a partition action as the co-owner of real property in California.

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    In re Turner – Partition Action Case Study

    In the legal case of In re Turner, 2002 WL 31032242, E030507 (12-Sep-2002) , the partition issues revolved around the division of a parcel of real property located in California. The property was owned by two siblings, Turner and Turner-Gonzalez, who had inherited it from their father. Turner-Gonzalez wanted to partition the property, while Turner wanted to keep it intact. The court had to decide whether to grant the partition or not. The court ultimately decided to grant the partition, but it also imposed certain restrictions on the division of the property. Specifically, the court ordered that the property be divided into two equal parts, with Turner-Gonzalez receiving one part and Turner receiving the other. The court also ordered that Turner-Gonzalez would be responsible for paying the costs associated with the partition.

    Contact our Team of Experienced Partition Lawyers Serving the City of San Marino, County of Los Angeles, California

    Our San Marino 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 (626) 777-3300 or contact us online today.

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