Narberth, PA asked in Real Estate Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Married couples owns Maine real estate with a third party. Do they own 1/2 or 2/3?

One married couple plus 3rd party. Sorry for typo.

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery

A: You have to read the actual Deed and see what Estates are conveyed. Sometimes a

Title Search is necessary. If nothing else is stated, usually the married parties own as Tenants By The Entirety, which would be of one half, and the third party owns as a Tenant In Common of an Undivided One Half Interest. If the exact Estates are not given, the drafter of the Deed did not know what he was doing and the foregoing will usually be held by any Court as the Title. Pleadings in Equity might change the result in


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