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.