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Tenhet v. Boswell
Citation:18 Cal.3d 150, 133 Cal.Rptr. 10, 554 P.2d 330
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The plaintiff owned a parcel of real estate with one Raymond Johnson as a joint tenant. Without the plaintiff’s knowledge, Mr. Johnson leased the property to the defendant for a term of 10 ten years. Johnson died three months after the execution of the lease, and plaintiff sought to establish her sole right to possess of the property as the surviving joint tenant. Therefore, the plaintiff asked the defendant to vacate the premises. The defendant refused.
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