Joint Tenancies

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Standard Exception Topic

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.

Requirements

Standard Exception Subtopic

JOTR01

STG

12/01/1995
V 1

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.