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Partitioning Property Without A Referee

At Schorr Law, our Los Angeles based partition attorneys have a great deal of experience litigating real estate partition matters.  We commonly deal with these types of ownership disputes and strive to do them with the least transaction costs.   For example, one thing we try to get the parties to agree upon either pre-interlocutory judgment or post-interlocutory judgment (the interlocutory judgment is the intermediate judgment ordering the property be sold) is to get the parties to agree to a partition by private sale through the use of a private broker.  In other words, we try to get all parties involved to agree to sell the property privately as opposed to going through the court system with expensive referees, a courthouse steps sale and increased

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Attorney Zachary Schorr Successfully Obtains Partition of 2 Properties

We are pleased to announce that Schorr Law won another partition lawsuit this week.  On Tuesday, Schorr Law’s lead real estate attorney Zachary D. Schorr, successfully argued a motion for summary judgment resulting in another win for a Schorr Law’s client and the partition of two high value properties. In this dispute over shared ownership, Schorr Law was successfully able to obtain summary judgment of two properties worth over $2million.  Defendants in this matter had tried to argue that the plaintiff had waived the right to partition using an implied waiver argument.  While there is legal authority for an implied waiver of the right to partition in certain limited circumstances, Schorr Law’s team of litigators successfully convinced the judge that there was no implied waiver of

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Schorr Law Obtains Successful Result In Partition Case

In the partition of a commercial property worth nearly $1 million, attorney Zachary Schorr recently obtained an excellent outcome for one of the owners of the property. One of Schorr Law’s clients, after being improperly denied access to the property and his fair share of its rents, a 50% owner of the property retained Schorr Law to represent his interests.  Schorr Law filed a complaint seeking, among other things, partition of the property.  The opposing party went to great lengths to frustrate and deny Schorr Law’s client his rightful 50% of the property and its rental income.  Schorr Law, despite being met with resistance at every turn – including discovery disputes and two frivolous bankruptcy petitions – ultimately prevailed.  After obtaining terminating sanctions against one

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Zachary D. Schorr’s Expert Appearance on the Dr. Phil Show

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Zachary D. Schorr has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers (Rising Stars) list for attorneys in Real Estate for 5 straight years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. In 2016 he was also included as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California in this category. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

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