Joint tenancy death

Goldberg, Gupta, and Gonzalez all enter in a joint tenancy.  Goldberg passes away.  Who gets Goldberg’s interest in the property?

  1. Gupta and  Gonzalez
  2. the heirs of Goldberg
  3. both a and b
  4. none of the above

The answer is A.  In a joint tenancy, when one of the members passes away the other members inherit the interests of the deceased.  Remember that you can’t will your interest in a joint tenancy, so Goldberg can’t be said to have any heirs.