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After the Property is Sold: The Accounting Phase of a Partition Case

Once a partition referee sells a property, they split up the funds among the owners and the case is over, right? Well, not exactly. 

The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act (“UPHPA”) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom and went into effect on January 1, 2022.

After the Complaint: How to Get a Partition Referee Appointed (Part 2)

The first step is filing the partition action, but what happens next? Once a complaint for partition has been filed with the court, most plaintiffs are eager to get the court to appoint a referee. It is important to remember that it may take some time for this process to be completed. 

Partition Action: What Is It? (Part 1)

In this series of blog posts, we are looking at partition actions.  Partition referees play an important role in California’s real estate industry. However, not everyone knows what the partition remedy is or how it works. Understanding this useful tool is the first step in utilizing it effectively to solve conflicts and protect client assets. 

Griswold Law: Court-Appointed Referees for Real Estate Partition Sale

Imagine this — three siblings have recently inherited their childhood home. It’s a massive asset, and they want to make sure they honor their parents’ wishes and use the value of the home for the betterment of themselves and their families.

Partition Remedy: What is the process?

As an experienced partition referee, Griswold Law has seen all sides of partition cases. We often receive calls from attorneys initiating partition suits, looking to learn the proper procedure -- or even where to begin. 

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