The Supreme Court has a discretion under the Partition of Property act to order a sale of a minority interest in co owned property.

Court Ordered Minority Interest: Partition of Property

The Supreme Court has a discretion under the Partition of Property act to order a  sale of a minority interest in co owned property. Generally speaking, if a party owns 50% of property in co-ownership, and seeks the sale of the property, then, the court… Read more

Occupational Rent - Competing Damages Between Co-Owners

Occupational Rent – Competing Damages Between Co-Owners

Ajayi v Oziegbe  2017 ONSC  2732 discussed the concept of occupational rent where one co owner occupies a jointly owned property to the exclusion of the co owner, and the co owner seeks damages for the use of the property and the occupying party seeks competing damages… Read more

Property Partition and Sale Ordered for Joint Tenants

Property Partition and Sale Ordered for Joint Tenants

Bindley Estate v Quartermaine Holding Ltd. 2017 BCSC 672 ordered partition and sale of a property %50 owned by two parties where one party wished to sell and the other refused. They we unable to agree on a price for the respondent to buy out… Read more