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Notice to sever joint tenancy checklist

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Here are a few important steps to take to finish your document

Read the document to make sure it meets your needs and that everyone involved (ie the co-owners) agrees with the Notice to Sever Joint Tenancy.

Remember that if you have any questions you can easily Ask a lawyer.

Signing online

  1. You can select to sign online using RocketSign.

Signing in print

  1. Print a copy for each party to the Notice to Sever Joint Tenancy.

  2. Each party must sign on the line over their name and date both copies.

The date of the Notice is the date on which the parties signed if that was the same day. If they signed on different days, then it is the day when the last person signed.

The Notice becomes legally effective when signed by both parties. 


The Notice needs to be registered at the Land Registry with the appropriate form, which can be found on the Government website.

For more information, read Co-ownership of property and do not hesitate to Ask a lawyer if you have any questions.

Each party should make a copy of the Notice and store their original signed Notice safely away.

A copy of the Notice to Sever Joint Tenancy will also be automatically stored in your Rocket Lawyer account ‘Dashboard’.

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