PARTITION OF LAND: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ALL OTHER OPTIONS FAIL.
A partition of land is to divide it. In other words, to split one piece of property into two parts or more. Illinois courts do not like dividing land. It can cause more problems than it actually solves.
Partitions of land are often used as a last resort. For example, a married couple owns a parcel of property. Each has a ½ interest in this property. Then this couple files for divorce.
The couple cannot agree on who will get the property in the divorce settlement. As a result, the wife files an action to divide the land equally,
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