2007 ORS 108.090¹
Conveyances, transfers and liens between spouses
  • creation and dissolution of estates by entireties
  • validation of prior dissolutions

(1) A conveyance, transfer or lien executed by either husband or wife to or in favor of the other is valid to the same extent as between other persons.

(2) When a husband or wife conveys to the other an undivided one-half of any real property and retains a like undivided half, and in such conveyance there are used words indicating an intention to create an estate in entirety, said husband and wife hold the real property described in the conveyance by the entirety.

(3) A conveyance from husband or wife to the other of his or her interest in an estate held by them by entirety is valid and dissolves the estate by entirety. All deeds heretofore executed by husband or wife to the other for the purpose of dissolving the estate by entirety are valid.

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 186, 188 (1974); 57 OLR 152 (1977)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 108—Husband and Wife Relationship; Property Rights; Premarital Agreements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­108.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 108, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­108ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.