1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Estates, Powers & Trusts
  4. Article 6: Classification, Creation, Definition Of, and Rules Governing Estates In Property
  5. Part 2: Estates Classified As to Number of Persons


Section 6-2.1 Estates in severalty, joint tenancy, tenancy by the entirety and

Estates, Powers & Trusts (EPT)

§ 6-2.1 Estates in severalty, joint tenancy, tenancy by the entirety and

   in common

  Estates as to the number of persons owning an interest therein are classified as follows:

  (1) In severalty.

  (2) Joint tenancy.

  (3) Tenancy in common.

  (4) Only as to real property and, on and after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-six, as to the shares of stock of a cooperative apartment corporation allocated to an apartment or unit together with the appurtenant proprietary lease, tenancy by the entirety.