My spouse and I own real property together, so it will avoid probate when one of us passes away, right?

April 21, 2017  

Not necessarily.  It is very important to check your deed to make sure that is contains language stating that the deed is held joint with rights of survivorship.  It was not a common practice years ago and the attorneys at Kryszak & Associates can review your deed for you and help you update it if necessary.