Various Forms of Tenancy:

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cotenancy – a tenancy with two or more cotenants who both have the right of undivided possession of the property as a whole.

  • joint tenancy – an estate held by two more more persons jointly, with equal rights to share in its enjoyment during their lives, and having as its distinguishing feature the right of survivorship.
  • tenancy in common – a tenancy by two or more persons, in equal or unequal undivided shares, each person having an equal right to possess the whole property but no right of survivorship.