Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Florida

Property is owned by two married men, one of the men dies, who is the rightful owner of the deceased man's half?

Asked on 4/11/12, 5:59 am

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It depends upon how the title is written. If it is "John Doe and Tim Smith" (with or without the words "tenants in common") then the deceased person's estate gets the 1/2. Who gets it from his estate depends upon his Will or by the Intestate Laws if there is no Will.

If it is "John Doe and Tim Smith, Joint Tenants with the Right of Survivorship," then the survivor gets the whole thing.

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Answered on 4/11/12, 6:07 am

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