The right of survivorship in a joint tenancy deed means when a joint owner of a piece of property dies, the deceased's interest in the property is transferred to the remaining owner or owners, The Free Dictionary by Farl... More » Government & Politics Law

Right of survivorship forms can be obtained and filed through the local country clerk's office, which also is called the county recorder or register of deeds), notes LawDepot. Multiple websites also create the form, but ... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning

Whereas joint tenancy gives each individual listed on a title undivided shares of a home, tenants in common may own more, less or equal percentage of the property, according to SFGate. If no form of ownership is chosen w... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

Owning property by joint tenancy gives each joint tenant the right of survivorship if the four unities of time, title, interest and possession exist, according to the American Bar Association. However, each joint tenant ... More » Government & Politics Law

When owners take title to a piece of property as joint tenants, it creates a right of survivorship, meaning when one tenant passes away, the surviving joint tenants automatically gain ownership of the deceased's portion,... More »

The right of survivorship is a legal concept whereby a person takes ownership of another person’s property upon his death, according to Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute. The survivor assumes the ... More » Government & Politics Law

Renters have the right to be served with a legal notice of an eviction, and landlords cannot move renters and their property out without the assistance of a law enforcement officer, says Nolo. Evictions must be preceded ... More » Government & Politics Law