Real estate when lots of family members, some not so cranked to sell.
This blog post about petition to partition, a legal process to force a real estate sale when lots of people own it but not all wish to let go of property jointly held.
Petition to partition using the Maine court system, a judge wearing a robe.
Splitting up family property when lots of heirs end up owning a property collectively. Think of an estate where a large family grew up on a Maine farm with plenty of land. And what to do with all this land in Maine becomes a bone of contention. Not everyone is moving in the same direction on listing to sell the Maine farm land.
All rise. ..(Standing). Read more about "petition to partition", a legal process to force joint owners to list, sell and divide the financial proceeds.
When all efforts to divide the property to carve out a piece for those not wanting to sell to retain a portion.
You can't take it with you. When many names are on the deed to the property listing. Petition to partition when all else fails to work out a solution on what to do with a Maine real estate property with lots of owners and not all wish to sell.