tenancy by the entireties
tenancy by the entireties
a form of indivisible co-ownership, typically husband and wife, of real estate or personal property that upon death of one, survivor takes title to the whole estate. Upon divorce, the parties to the entireties estate become tenants in common, each owning a half-interest in their property. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

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