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ESTATE IN JOINT TENANCY Definition & Legal Meaning

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An estate in lands or tenements granted to two ormore persons, to hold in fee-simple, fee- tail, for life, for years, or at will. 2 Bl. Comm.180; 2 Crabb, Real Prop. 937. An estate acquired by two or more persons in the sameland, by the same title, (not being a title by descent,) and at the same period; andwithout any limitation by words importing that they are to take in distinct shares.1 Steph. Comm. 312. The most remarkable Incident or consequence of this kind ofestate Is that it is subject to survivorship.


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