estate in joint tenancy


Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • estate in joint tenancy — An estate held by two or more persons jointly, with equal rights to share in its enjoyment during their lives, and having as its distinguishing feature the right of survivorship, by virtue of which the entire estate goes to the survivor (or in… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Joint tenancy — Joint Joint (joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • joint tenancy — see tenancy Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. joint tenancy …   Law dictionary

  • Joint Tenancy — A type of property right where two or more people own or rent a property together, each with equal rights and obligations, until one owner dies. Upon an owner s death, that owner s interest in the property passes to the survivors without the… …   Investment dictionary

  • joint tenancy — noun : one of several forms of tenure in which two or more persons hold in concurrent ownership the same estate in realty or personalty and agree that upon the death of one joint tenant the full title to the estate remains in the surviving joint… …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint tenancy — An estate held by two or more persons jointly, with equal rights to share in its enjoyment during their lives, and having as its distinguishing feature the right of survivorship, or jus accrescendi, by virtue of which the entire estate, upon the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Joint — (joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joint and several — Joint Joint (joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joint committee — Joint Joint (joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joint meeting — Joint Joint (joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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