Memorandum

Identifying Information:Joint Tenancy
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Opinion from Legal Services regarding joint tenancy
Keywords:
Effective Date:11/13/1978



Body:
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.

HBT:pmw

Cc: Damon F. Weber, Director
Division of Vehicles

Steven R. Wiechman, Attorney
Legal Services


Date Composed: 03/06/1998 Date Modified: 10/09/2001