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Where a property is held in "Joint Tenancy", what is the legal

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Where a property is held in "Joint Tenancy", what is the legal position re the property if both parties were unfortunately to die at the same time? e.g vehicle accident.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Clare :

Hi

Clare :

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Clare :

The Legal Assumption is always that in the absence of any medical evidence that suggests otherwise then the youngest was the last to die and the property passes in accordance ith the provisions of their Will or Intestacy.

Clare :

that should be "with" not "ith" - I am sadly not a good typist

Customer:

Hi Clare,

Customer:

Does this apply where the individuals are not married but living together as partners?

Customer:

Does this apply where individuals are not married or in civil partnership, just living togetheras partners?

Clare :

Indeed it does

Customer:

Thanks Clare.

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