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Webinar: “No More Fractional Discounts”: California’s Adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
November 2, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1 Hour MCLE
The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act was drafted to address perceived abuse in partition actions leading to a loss of equity in inherited property, especially among lower-income parties. According to the Uniform Law Commission, the Act has been enacted by twenty-one states, including California.
The Act provides a series of due process protections: notice, appraisal, right of first refusal, and if the other co-tenants choose not to exercise their right and a sale is required, a commercially reasonable sale supervised by the court to ensure that all parties receive their fair share of the proceeds in the partition of an Heirs Property. The Act provides for added opportunities for non-partitioning parties to buy out partitioning parties’ interest in the inherited property. The Act essentially allows non-partitioning co-owners of heirs property to retain their share of an inherited property by ensuring that they have the necessary due process to prevent the forced sale of the property.
Non-Member Price $75.00
Member Price $55.00
DENISE E. CHAMBLISS is a shareholder with the law firm of Hoge Fenton. When she joined the firm in 2010, she formed their Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group, and continues as the chair that group. She maintains offices in the firm’s Pleasanton, San Jose and San Mateo locations.
Ms. Chambliss has over twenty-five years of litigation experience, with a concentration in contested Trust and Estate disputes. She has been included in Northern California Super Lawyers since 2015, and The Best Lawyers in America® since 2021.
KATHERINE A. WEST is an attorney with the law firm of Hoge Fenton. Her practice focuses on the areas of estate planning, trust administration, probate and conservatorships. The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization has certified Ms. West as a Specialist in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.
Ms. West has been recognized as Ones to Watch in The Best Lawyers in America®
Ms. West is the former chair and current member of the board of the Women Lawyers’ Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association. She is also an active member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association. She is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law.
STEVEN J. KAHN is a shareholder with the law firm of Hoge Fenton. Mr. Kahn is a seasoned real estate lawyer who balances litigation skill with strategy to achieve his clients’ goals and protect their interests.
Mr. Kahn focuses on real estate disputes and litigation, and enjoys problem-solving cases involving ownership, use, and control of real estate (land, leases, title, boundaries, easements), and disputes over real estate transactions. He represents a variety of clients including: individuals, families, trusts, real estate professionals, insurers, municipalities, and businesses of any size, private or public.
Mr. Kahn serves on the Advisory Board of the Katherine & George Alexander