Do you own property in California as joint tenants with someone who has recently passed away?
- You must record this Affidavit of Death of Joint Tenant in order to have the property transferred solely into your name.
- You will need to get a copy of the Certificate of Death to attach to the Affidavit.
- The form must be recorded in the Recorder's Office where the title deed is filed.
This California Affidavit of Death of Joint Tenant form is easy to print, download and use.
Recording requested by [NAME OF REQUESTING PARTY] and when recorded, please return mail to: [NAME] [ADDRESS] Space above for Recorder’s use only AFFIDAVIT FOR DEATH OF JOINT TENANT STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) ) COUNTY OF [COUNTY], SS: ) _______________________, of legal age, being first duly sworn, deposes and says: That _____________________, the decedent mentioned in the attached certified copy of Certificate of Death, is the same person as __________________________, named as one of the parties in that certain ______________ dated __________________________, executed by _______________________ to __________________________________________ as joint tenants, recorded as Instrument No. __________, on _____________________________, of Official Records of __________________ County, State of California, covering the following described property situated in said County, State of California: [DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY] That the value of all real and personal property owned by said decedent at date of death, including the full value of the property above described, did not then exceed the sum of $___________________
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