Arford Henderson Law

Month: August 2020

jointly-owned property

What happens to jointly-owned property when someone dies without a Will?

This depends how the ownership of the property is structured at the Land registry. Married couples normally own property as “beneficial joint tenants“, meaning the property goes entirely to the deceased’s spouse or civil partner. The same principle applies where this form of ownership is used but the joint owners are not married. Here, though, …

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