If 3 sisters jointly own land and 2 want to divide it into thirds but the last sister refuses to go along with it, what options do the 2 have?

Asked on September 10, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You can speak with an attorney about bringing an action for "partition" which is an action regarding jointly owned property that asks a judge to divide it equally amoungst the owners.  The basis for the request differs from state to state and is based on local facts and cases.  Good luck.


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