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Avoid a Race with Death to the County Recorder’s Office at

Death bed transfers to sever joint tenancy in real property require strict compliance with California Civil Code Section 683.2(c).  Either before the death of the severing joint tenant, the quit claim deed to severe joint tenancy is recorded in the county where the real property is located; or the quit claim deed to severe joint […]

Joint Tenancy

Joint Tenancy Joint tenancy is a way for two or more people to own property in equal shares so when one joint tenant dies the property passes to the surviving joint owner without having to go through probate court. A decedent’s ownership in a joint tenancy automatically transfers by operation of law to the surviving […]