What does "sole & separate as joint tenants" mean
on a property deed? My property deed lists
my brother, my sister, and myself as "sole and
separate as joint tenents".
1 Answer from Attorneys
It means that no one on the deed is married. to someone else on the deed. NM is a community property state, so that is the language used to demonstrate that there is no marital relationship between the owners, and that if any of the owners is married, the deed does not include the spouse.