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Issues Surrounding Joint Tenancy

Joint tenancy of property

April King Legal’s intern Grace Beesley looks at the meaning of ‘joint tenancy’ – a popular form of home ownership – and the issues that arise from it. Joint tenancy is a term within estate law that represents a form of ownership by two or more people, often married couples, who own a house jointly. Often people mistake this legal jargon for meaning tenant in relation to having a landlord. However Joint Tenancy is completely separate from renting and in …

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