Co-owned land and goods

We hear applications to make an order for the sale or division of co-owned land or goods under the Property Law Act 1958.

This page can help with

  • one co-owner wants to sell land or goods but the other co-owner does not agree

  • co-owners agree to the sale of land or goods but cannot agree on how to sell the land or goods, e.g. choosing between auction or private sale, choosing the selling agent or conveyancer.

  • co-owners cannot agree on how the net proceeds of sale should be distributed between them after sale

  • one co-owner wants the other co-owner to account to them for rent received or pay compensation for expenses incurred

  • one co-owner wants the land or goods to be divided differently to what is shown on the certificate of title or other documentation