Tenancy in Common Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

John conveys Blackacre to “Jim and Tim.” The presumption is that Jim and Tim are…
Choice 1 tenants-in-common in Blackacre
Choice 2 joint tenants in Blackacre
Choice 3 tenants by the entirety in Blackacre
Choice 4 none of the above; a conveyance to more than one person is presumptively invalid
Sam conveys Cheersacre “40% to Rebecca, 30% to Norm and 30% to Cliff". A few years later, Cliff dies. Who now owns Cheersacre?
Choice 1 Rebecca owns 70% and Norm owns 30%
Choice 2 Rebecca owns 55% and Norm owns 45%
Choice 3 Rebecca owns 40% and Norm owns 30% and Sam owns 30%
Choice 4 Rebecca owns 40% and Norm owns 30% and Cliff’s heirs own 30%
Sam and Rebecca each own a one-half interest in Cheersacre as tenants-in-common. Sam sells his interest in Cheersacre to Woody without consulting Rebecca. What happens to Cheersacre?
Choice 1 Woody and Rebecca are now tenants-in-common, each with a one-half interest
Choice 2 Sam cannot sell his interest in Cheeracre, so the former status still stands (Sam and Rebecca each own a one-half interest in Cheersacre)
Choice 3 Sam forfeited his interest in Cheersacre, and so Rebecca now owns the whole thing
Sam and Rebecca each own a one-half interest in Cheersacre as tenants-in-common. Sam writes a will, leaving his interest in Cheersacre to Woody. Sam dies. Woody now owns a one-half interest in Cheersacre.
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