CCP 872.810

Unequal Down Payments in Property Co-Ownership Disputes & Partition Actions

Unequal Down Payments and Ownership Interests in Property Co-Ownership Disputes (Partition Actions)

One of the most common issues that arises in California real estate co-ownership disputes and related partition actions is the remedy for a party who pays more than their fractional share of the down payment. For example, perhaps Sally and Joe purchase a home together, with Sally paying $100,000 of the down payment, while Joe … Read More

CCP 873.850 Continuance of action between parties if proceeds not allocated; determination Talkov Law

Code of Civil Procedure 873.850 – Continuance of Action Between Parties if Proceeds Not Allocated; Determination (Partition Actions)

California Code of Civil Procedure 873.850 is the California partition statute that allows the court to allocate the proceeds of sale through an accounting of offsets, inclusions, and other claims between the parties. The statute provides that: When the proceeds of the sale belonging to persons who are parties to the action, whether known or … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure 872.840 CCP - Property Subject to Express Trust; Division or Sale; Duty of Trustee (Manner of Partition)

Code of Civil Procedure 872.840 CCP – Property Subject to Express Trust; Division or Sale; Duty of Trustee (Manner of Partition)

California Code of Civil Procedure 872.840 is the California partition statute that provides for the partition of property subject to an express trust. The statute provides that: (a) Where the property or an interest therein is subject to an express trust, the court may, in its discretion, order that the property be sold. (b) Upon … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure 872.830 CCP - Partial Division and Sale - Manner of Partition

Code of Civil Procedure 872.830 CCP – Partial Division and Sale (Manner of Partition)

California Code of Civil Procedure 872.830 is the California partition statute that provides for a rare manner of partition whereby part of the property is sold, while the remainder is divided in a partition in kind. The statute provides that: If, in making a determination whether sale would be more equitable than division of the … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure 872.810 CCP - Division in Accordance with Interests - Manner of Partition

Code of Civil Procedure 872.810 CCP – Division in Accordance with Interests (Manner of Partition)

California Code of Civil Procedure 872.810 is the California partition statute that provides for the manner of partition to be the manner set forth in the interlocutory judgment of partition, i.e., partition in kind vs. partition by sale. The statute provides that: The court shall order that the property be divided among the parties in … Read More

Code of Civil Procedure 872.820 CCP – Sale of Property; Division of Proceeds - Manner of Partition

Code of Civil Procedure 872.820 CCP – Sale of Property; Division of Proceeds (Manner of Partition)

California Code of Civil Procedure 872.820 is the California partition statute that provides for the manner of partition to be partition by sale so long as the it would be more equitable than partition in kind. The statute provides that: Notwithstanding Section 872.810, the court shall order that the property be sold and the proceeds be … Read More

Recovery of Offsets for Attorney's Fees Talkov Law

Partition Offsets and Accounting in California

Receiving your equity when forcing the sale of a home in California When co-owners of shared property in California cannot agree on what to do with a property, they may petition the court to force the sale of the property through a partition action. Very often, co-ownership issues go hand-in-hand with financial issues related to … Read More

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