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Joint tenancy ownership will always take precedence. On the death of one joint owner, the surviving joint owner automatically succeeds to full ownership of the property. In other words, ownership passes by operation of law. As such, the real property never becomes a part of the deceased owner's estate and, therefore, that person's will is irrelevant with regard to the property even if the will mentions that property.
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