Tag Archives: Nevis

Tenancy by the Entireties Protection Weakened: The Craft Case + Cook Islands / Nevis Update

Tenancy by the entireties (“TBE”) is a form of joint ownership which is created during marriage and which can only exist between spouses. Among the traditional legal characteristics of TBE is that one spouse cannot mortgage, sell or otherwise dispose of any portion of the property without the joinder of the other spouse, as the property is deemed to be owned by the marital unit and not by either spouse individually.

Review of Offshore Jurisdictions: Jurisdiction 5 – Nevis

With this issue we continue our periodic review of selected offshore jurisdictions. These reviews cover such factors as the legal system, the geographic location, communications facilities, availability of professional services, and other items we deem pertinent.