Opinion from Legal Services regarding joint tenancy
M E M O R A N D U M
TO: ALL COUNTY TREASURERS
FROM: HAROLD B. TURNTINE, CHIEF, TITLE AND REGISTRATION BUREAU
SUBJECT: OPINION FROM LEGAL SERVICES REGARDING JOINT TENANCY
DATE: NOVEMBER 13, 1978
Kansas Administrative regulation 36-20-40 establishes requirements for registering and titling of vehicles, and addresses specifically titles with two or more persons names on the title.
If the names of the persons are joined by the word “and”, all persons appearing on the title must sign any conveyance of the vehicle.
If the names of the persons are joined by the words “or” or “and/or”, either person appearing on the title may sign the title to convey ownership.
If you have questions, please refer to the regulation or contact the Division.
Cc: Damon F. Weber, Director
Division of Vehicles
Steven R. Wiechman, Attorney
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