Right of Survivorship
A form of property ownership between multiple parties that automatically grants each deceased owner's portion of the property to the surviving owners.

A will cannot be used to alter the surviving owners' right to receive the deceased owner's portion.

See: Joint Tenancy with the Right of Survivorship; Tenancy by the Entireties; Tenancy in Common

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