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FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 313

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CONVEYANCES OF REAL ESTATE; TO CREATE EITHER JOINT TENANCY OR TENANCY IN COMMON OWNERSHIP OF REAL ESTATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 3 of Title 25, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section to be designated as Section 311, to read as follows:

§ 311. Conveyances of real estate to create either joint tenancy with right of survivorship or tenancy in common

Any conveyance of real estate made by the grantor to himself, herself or itself and another or others, either as joint tenants, with right of survivorship, or as tenants in common, shall, if otherwise valid, be as fully effective to vest either an estate in joint tenancy with right of survivorship or an estate as tenancy in common, as the case may be, in such real estate, in the grantees named, including the grantor, as if the same had been conveyed by the grantor therein to a third party and by such third party to said grantees.

Approved July 13, 1971.