JOT

Joint Tenancies

Upon the death of a joint tenant where a joint tenancy was properly created in accordance with state law, you must secure credible evidence of that tenant’s death.

Requirement

JOTR01 STG

Proof of Death of Joint Tenant by Affidavit

Company requires for its review a satisfactory affidavit stating the time of death, place of death, and place of residence at death of ________________ (“Decedent”), who owned an interest in the land as a joint tenant, and a certified copy of the death certificate, if available. At that time, the Company may make additional requirements or exceptions.
Comment: Upon the death of a joint tenant where a joint tenancy was properly created in accordance with state law, you must secure credible evidence of that tenant’s death.