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Subject:  Re: Capital Gains Exemption For Deceased Date:  6/21/2004  3:07 PM
Author:  HokeySon Number:  72292 of 121564

No, a right of survivorship is the essence of any joint tenancy; you can own property jointly in other ways, but if you hold as joint tenants a deceased party's interest passes to the remaining joint tenants automatically by operation of law.
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