Joint tenancy

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(Law) a tenure by two or more persons of estate by unity of interest, title, time, and possession, under which the survivor takes the whole.

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What's the difference between joint tenants and tenants in common?
Sometimes one of the joint tenants needs to move out due to unforeseen circumstances - and the tenancy agreement you signed together can become a bit of a bind.
In my humble opinion it is not applicable in this case because mum and dad where joint tenants and therefore no succession happened when their dad passed away.
In my humble opinion, it is not applicable in this case because their mum and dad where joint tenants and therefore no succession happened when their dad passed away.
Pro: Joint tenants enjoy right of survivorship, so you won't have to worry about fighting the estate or relatives for the house in the event of your partner's death.
King "with terminally ill persons as joint tenants with rights of survivorship."
IAs co-owners, you will need to consider whether you wish to hold the property as joint tenants or as tenants in common.
Example 1: The principal residence of Walt and Vera Young is titled as joint tenants with right of survivorship (JTWROS).
Unless you bought together as joint tenants and both names are on the deeds, your house will usually go to any children or, failing that, other relatives.
This means that, as joint tenants, the survivor of you would inherit the deceased party's share in the event of the death of one of the owners.
(25) Henry de Bracton, in his seminal treatise on English law and customs, described the duality of joint tenancy, existing where the joint tenants own equal, individual shares of the property and yet, simultaneously own the entire property.

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