Joint tenant


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Related to Joint tenant: Tenant in common, tenancy in common, Joint Tenants in Common
(Law) one who holds an estate by joint tenancy. Contrassted with tenant in common.
- Blackstone.

See also: Joint

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Unfortunately, there is not a clear authority for Jack or anyone else who seeks statutory guidance for calculating the exact amount of a discount for a one-half interest in property held as joint tenants with rights of survivorship.
For nonspousal joint tenancies, the entire value of the property is included in the estate of the first joint tenant to die unless the decedent's estate can prove that the survivor provided some consideration for his interest.
Any act of a joint tenant that destroys any one or more of the four unities operates as a severance of the JTWRO and extinguishes the right of survivorship.
Title extends to the whole property; and, upon the death of one joint tenant, the title is legally considered to survive in the surviving joint owner (co-tenant).
The court was told she had a lot on her plate - as well as her involvement in the properties mentioned, she had in the past submitted a housing benefit claim for 19 Waverley Terrace, Marsh, a love nest where Boyfriend Number Two was joint tenant.
Accordingly, following your father's death you are now the surviving joint tenant and the property is entirely yours.
Under the current system, a joint tenant who serves a termination notice brings the agreement to an end, even if the other occupier wants to stay - a problem when relationships break down.
We decided to split up and I wrote to the housing association notifying them that I no longer wished to be a joint tenant with my husband at the property.
Moore is Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director and owns, as joint tenant with his wife, 133,000 shares of Network (2.
Joint tenancy has been characterized as a specialized form of a life estate, amounting to a contingent remainder in the fee, the contingency being dependent on which joint tenant survives.
2518-2(c) (4)(i) now permits a joint tenant to disclaim jointly held property not unilaterally severable on the same basis as joint property unilaterally severable.
When the decedent owned the personal residence as a joint tenant with right of survivorship or as a tenant by the entirety, the survivor becomes the sole owner of the property.

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