Category Archives: Tenancy by the Entirety

Inflexible Joint-Tenancy Ownership Can Create Estate Planning Issues.

I talk with many people that believe that simply having all of their assets owned as joint tenants with the right of survivorship (JTWROS) is an adequate estate plan to avoid probate. Most of the time, the person wants to … Continue reading

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How Do People Own Assets? Part III – Tenants in Common and Tenancy by the Entirety.

This is the third in a series of post in what manner people, either individually or collectively own property, and how that property transfers upon death.  The first post can be read by clicking here (individual ownership of property).  The … Continue reading

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