tenant in common

noun Law.
one of two or more persons who hold property by tenancy in common.
Compare joint tenant.


Origin:
1600–10

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Each tenant in common, joint tenant, and tenant by the entirety must consent.
Each tenant in common, joint tenant, and tenant by the entirety also must consent.
It follows that no tenant in common can be charged rent for the use of the land unless otherwise agreed to by all the cotenants.
Probate estate: property owned solely by the decedent or as a tenant in common.
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