distinguishing feature = RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP
- need: unity of time, title, interest, and possession
- need EXPRESS language to create
- A JT cannot convey his interest via WILL.
- can be terminated by: a suit for partition, inter-vivos transfer (transferee takes the interest as a tenant in common)
... A judgment lien will not sever, but if the P who obtained the judgment then proceeds to enforce it by foreclossure, the sheriff's deed issued to the buyer at the sale will sever the JT.
...A mortagagee can foreclose on the mortgage causing a severance, but he runs the risk that the mortgaging co-T will die before foreclosure, extinguishing the mortgagee's interest.