Community Property with Rights of Survivorship:
When property is expressly declared in the transfer document to be community property with rights of survivorship, the property will, upon the death of one of the spouses (or registered domestic partners), pass to the survivor without going through probate. Example: James Friedman and Sally Friedman, as husband and wife as community property with Rights of Survivorship. Click here
for more information about the differences between holding property as community property with rights of survivorship as compared to joint tenancy as explained below.