Only one spouse’s name appears on title
Bob Bruss solves it all… again.
– HOW TO CLEAR TITLE OF DECEASED CO-OWNER’S NAME
(Bob’s answer here isn’t quite right for Arizona. You would also avoid probate if title were held as community property with right of survivorship or if there were a beneficiary deed.)
– WHEN SELLING A PROPERTY FOR ITS PURCHASE PRICE IS TAXABLE