Or. Rev. Stat. § 93.180

Current through 2020 2nd Special Session
Section 93.180 - Forms of tenancy in conveyance or devise to two or more persons
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(1) A conveyance or devise of real property, or an interest in real property, that is made to two or more persons:
(a) Creates a tenancy in common unless the conveyance or devise clearly and expressly declares that the grantees or devisees take the real property with right of survivorship.
(b) Creates a tenancy by the entirety if the conveyance or devise is to spouses married to each other unless the conveyance or devise clearly and expressly declares otherwise.
(c) Creates a joint tenancy as described in ORS 93.190 if the conveyance or devise is to a trustee or personal representative.
(2) A declaration of a right to survivorship creates a tenancy in common in the life estate with cross-contingent remainders in the fee simple.
(3) Except as provided in ORS 93.190, joint tenancy in real property is abolished and the use in a conveyance or devise of the words "joint tenants" or similar words without any other indication of an intent to create a right of survivorship creates a tenancy in common.

ORS 93.180

Amended by 2015 Ch. 629,§ 5, eff. 1/1/2016.
Amended by 1983 c.555 §1; 2007 c. 64, § 1