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Weems v. Frost National Bank of San Antonio
Felder bequeathed to several cousins, the Weems (Plaintiffs), one half of her interest in 500 acres of mineral-rich land. The will named Frost National Bank of San Antonio (Defendant) as executor and stated that the cousins should “hold [the land] jointly.” The Plaintiff argued that the word “jointly” created a joint tenancy. The trial court held that the gift created a tenancy in common.
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