2006 Code of Virginia § 55-406 - Joint tenancies, joint owners and joint obligees

55-406. Joint tenancies, joint owners and joint obligees.

As to property held by the slayer and the decedent as joint tenants, jointowners, or joint obligees, without right of survivorship, the resulting deathof the decedent caused by the slayer thereby effects a severance of theinterest of the decedent, so that the share of the decedent passes as hisproperty and the slayer has no rights of survivorship.

(1981, c. 469; 1992, c. 521.)

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