Rights Of Survivorship

Business / Taxes / Rights Of Survivorship: If two or more people own property jointly with rights of survivorship and one of the owners should die, the deceased owner’s share of the property automatically passes to the surviving owners. This arrangement for joint ownership is in contrast to the arrangement known as tenants-in-common, in which a deceased owner’s share becomes part of his or her estate and can be sold or distributed to heirs according to the terms of his or her will. Couples who own their own home jointly often opt for right of survivorship to allow the surviving partner to enjoy full ownership rights to their home.

Playoff Beard

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Playoff Beard: A playoff beard is the superstitious practice of a national hockey league (nhl) player not shaving his beard during the stanley cup playoffs. MORE

Plaster Of Paris

Life Style / Painting / Plaster Of Paris: A quick setting, pure white powder, used to set bathroom wall fixtures such as towel racks or used by craft groups for pouring molds and making plaster objects. MORE

Plant Variety Protection Act Of 1970

Business / Agriculture / Plant Variety Protection Act Of 1970: P.L. 91-577 (December 24, 1970) was enacted to provide patent-like protection for new non-hybrid seed varieties. The ultimate goal was to create an incentive for public and private research on new com MORE

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