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If two or more persons hold an interest in property jointly and one joint owner dies before severance, the interest of the decedent in the joint estate:
(1)?does not survive to the remaining joint owner or owners; ?and
(2)?passes by will or intestacy from the decedent as if the decedent's interest had been severed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Estates Code - EST § 101.002. Effect of Joint Ownership of Property - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/estates-code/est-sect-101-002.html
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