How To Tell If A Bequeathed Property Is Owned By Tenants In Common

If you are acting as executor on someone's will and they owned property, you'll need to know more about its ownership. Many people change home ownership from joint tenancy to 'tenants in common' in order to protect their children's future inheritance. But how can you tell if a property is owned by joint tenants or tenants in common? Check pertinent documents The first thing to do is to check any historical documents that exist from the date the property was purchased by the deceased. [Read More]