California Code of Civil Procedure 873.940 is the California partition statute that allows the court to appoint referees in a partition by appraisal:
The court shall appoint one referee or, if provided in the agreement, three referees to appraise the property and the interests involved. The referee shall report the valuations and other findings to the court in writing filed with the clerk.
California Code of Civil Procedure 873.940
As in all manners of partition, the partition referee will help all parties involved receive their fair equity in the property. In this case, the referee will appraise the property and file findings with the court.
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