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§ 10-803. Property held by joint tenants

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 10. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Simultaneous Death (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-803
§ 10-803. Property held by joint tenants
Where there is no sufficient evidence that two joint tenants or tenants by the entirety have died other than simultaneously, the property held shall be distributed one half as if one had survived and one half as if the other had survived. If there are more than two joint tenants and all of them have so died, the property distributed shall be in the proportion that one bears to the whole number of joint tenants.

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Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 35, § 85.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-803, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 10-803
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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