Written by attorney Nancy Jo Rose

California Spouses: Get That Deed Out of Joint Tenancy if Your Home Has Appreciated in Value

While joint tenancy is a common method for spouses to hold title to property, in community property states such as California, spouses holding property as joint tenants with right of survivorship (JTWROS) might lose out on a BIG income tax benefit.

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