2021 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 7. Simultaneous Death
§ 703. Joint tenants or tenants by the entirety.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 703. (2021)
§ 703. Joint tenants or tenants by the entirety.

Where there is no sufficient evidence that 2 joint tenants or tenants by the entirety have died otherwise than simultaneously, the property so held shall be distributed one half as if 1 had survived and one half as if the other had survived. If there are more than 2 joint tenants and all of them have so died, the property thus distributed shall be in the proportion that 1 bears to the whole number of joint tenants.

45 Del. Laws, c. 234, § 3;  12 Del. C. 1953, § 703; 
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