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Maryland Property Title Law: Conditions Necessary to Create Joint Tenancy Property Rights

Deed_Property_Title_Company_Attorney_MarylandWhen having a Maryland property deed drafted it may be legally preferable to create a deed as joint tenants. In order for a joint tenancy to exist the following four conditions must exist:

1. All tenants must acquire the property at the same time.
2. All tenants must have equal interest in the property.
3. All tenants must acquire title by the same deed.
4. All tenants must have an equal right to possession of the property.

To learn if a joint tenant deed is preferable for your deed transfer, and to ensure your deed transfer is drafted and filed correctly under Maryland and county laws, call or e-mail now for a free confidential consultation: Maryland deed transfer attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, or by clicking here.

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Also Relevant Under Maryland Law

“No deed, mortgage, or deed of trust may be recorded unless it bears the certification of an attorney at law that the instrument has been prepared by an attorney or under an attorney’s supervision, or a certification that the instrument was prepared by one of the parties named in the instrument.”