Vallejo, CA asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Ohio

Q: If I record a new OH property deed, will it sever the survivorship tenant rights created in the prior deed?

The new deed contains express language that I do intend to preserve the survivorship tenant rights, rather than severing those rights.

1 Lawyer Answer
Nicholas P. Weiss
Nicholas P. Weiss
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: The easier thing to do would just be to include new survivorship language in the deed. Don't overcomplicate things.

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