tenant in common

Legal Definition of tenant in common

: any of the parties holding a piece of property as a tenancy in common

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“Tenant in common.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/tenant%20in%20common. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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