Article 252. The division of property in common ownership and the separation from it of a share.
1. Property in common ownership may be divided between its participants by agreement between them. 2. A participant in shared ownership shall have the right to demand the separation of his share from the common property. 3. If the participants of shared ownership fail to reach an agreement on the method and conditions for dividing common property or allocating a share of one of them, a participant in shared ownership has the right to demand in a court of law to separate its share of common property in kind. If the separation of a share in kind is not allowed by law or is impossible without disproportionate damage to property in common ownership, the distinguished owner has the right to pay him the value of his share by other participants in shared ownership. 4. The disproportion of property allocated in kind to a participant in share ownership on the basis of this article, his share in the right of ownership is eliminated by paying the appropriate amount of money or other compensation. Payment to the participant of shared ownership by the remaining owners of compensation instead of allocating its share in kind is allowed with its consent. In cases when the share of the owner is insignificant, it cannot be really allocated and he has no significant interest in using common property, the court may, in the absence of the consent of this owner, oblige other participants of common ownership to pay him compensation. 5. With the receipt of compensation in accordance with this article, the owner loses the right to a share in the common property.
References to other articles of chapter 16. Shared ownership: