Do you own property jointly with your spouse or partner in Washington State?
Set out in writing how ownership of that property will be transferred if one of you dies with this Washington Community Property Survivorship Agreement
, under RCW 26.16.120.
- The spouses agree that the Agreement will apply to any separate property they may own, which will be converted to community property upon the death of one of them, and ownership of such property will vest solely in the survivor.
- The Agreement will automatically terminate if a divorce or separate maintenance action is commenced by either party.
- If either party is judged incompetent, the other party may terminate or rescind the Agreement.
This Washington Community Property Survivorship Agreement
template is available as a downloadable and fully editable MS Word document.