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joint tenancy

A form of legal co-ownership of property which provides that each party owns an undivided interest in the entire parcel, with both having the right to use all of it and the right of survivorship, which means that upon the death of one joint tenant, the other has title to it all.

judgment

The official and authentic decision of a court of justice upon the rights and claims of parties to an action or suit submitted to the court for determination.

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