June 12, 2017

Title trumps: the effect of placing a property in joint tenancy

Title trumps: the effect of placing a property in joint tenancy

recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision has confirmed that placing a property in joint tenancy means sharing the property equally on relationship breakdown. The question before the court (on appeal from an arbitration) was whether the common law wife held the property on resulting trust for the common law husband, or whether the common law husband (husband) had made a gift to the common law wife (wife) of half the property.

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