Joint Tenancy Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Joint Tenancy, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Joint Tenancy?

It is the combined ownership of the real property or estate under the same title name by two or more persons, with undivided interest and full right to use part or entire portion of that property. It also has the right of survivorship, where if one of the tenant dies, the other can have the full title of the property.