Joint tenancy is the condition of co-ownership of property. Joint tenancy with right of survivorship allows the surviving joint tenant to inherit the entirety of the property that was held in joint tenancy. The transfer takes place outside of probate. This can seem like a viable estate planning solution. Let's say that you want to leave your home to your son after you die. You could add your son to the deed of your home, making him a joint tenant. After you die, he would assume ownership of the … [Read more...] about Should I Create a Joint Tenancy With My Child?
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