coparcenary


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coparcenary

a form of joint ownership of property as joint heirship.
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At common law, another tenancy, called coparcenary, occurred when a person died, leaving no male heirs, and two or more female heirs inherited the property.
1818) (addressing creation of tenancies in common after partition of joint tenancies and coparcenary).
In the Hindu coparcenary system of much of India, male children at birth become joint owners of the family estate.